Three things Newcastle must improve on in 2017
The aim for Newcastle United at the start of the season was clear: win promotion straight back to the Premier League. They remain on course with 2017 upon us.
With 25 matches of the Championship season down, Benitez’s side sit in second position with 49 points, six points ahead of third-placed Reading.
Despite losing their two opening league fixtures, the Toon have bounced back and they have certainly been helped by the impressive performances of players such as top goalscorer Dwight Gayle and midfielder Jonjo Shelvey.
While there have been some brilliant runs of form and victories such as the 6-0 thrashing of Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road, there has been some disappointing results too for the Magpies, and that is something that their Spanish manager will look to put right in 2017.
Here are THREE things that Newcastle must improve on this year…