Newcastle United fans feeling miserable about future Champions League prospects

The Champions League has taken centre-stage this week following the group-stage draw, and there are fans of one club who have strangely taken an interest.

Competing at an elite European level is a distant dream for Newcastle United at the moment as they have been fighting for survival as opposed to challenging the top four.

Plus, they have had a troubled relationship with club owner Mike Ashley.

After a season in the Championship, Rafael Benitez guided the North-East outfit back into the top flight.

In the 2017-18 campaign, the Magpies performed better than expected as they eventually secured 10th in the standings.

The current season has not started off ideal for the club as they are yet to secure a league victory having recorded one draw and two defeats.

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The team have only scored two goals in their opening three matches, and both came from Joselu, who struggled to hit the heights last season.

On Thursday, Newcastle fans witnessed Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool learn who they will take on in the group stage of the Champions League.

Twitter account @NUFC360 sparked a debate about whether the Magpies will be among Europe’s elite in three decades, and it attracted some interesting responses…