Newcastle legend Micky Quinn has main issues in regards to the Magpies’ Premier League standing, admitting he believes relegation rivals Fulham might quickly overtake the Tynesiders within the desk.
The Magpies are at present seven factors away from 18th positioned Fulham – who secured a shock 2-Zero victory at Everton on Sunday night time – however Scott Parker’s facet have a sport in hand.
Steve Bruce’s facet produced a lacklustre show at Chelsea on Monday night time as Thomas Tuchel’s males ran out 2-Zero winners at Stamford Bridge.
A run of simply two wins in 13 league video games has left Newcastle wanting over their shoulders, with Quinn expressing his perception that quite a lot of the membership’s squad simply aren’t Premier League high quality.
Quizzed by Ally McCoist on whether or not his beloved Toon will keep away from the drop, Quinn advised Tuesday’s talkSPORT Breakfast: “I don’t know.
“They’re on that slippery rock. You take a look at a few of the gamers: Jonjo Shelvey and Dwight Gayle… Andy Carroll – previous his promote by date – Joelinton – couldn’t hit a barn door with a pea. These are guys I believe fall under Premier League class.
“Should you take a look at a few of the video games just lately; Sheffield United have improved, Fulham have improved – they beat Everton on the weekend. You take a look at Burnley they usually’ve improved.
“This three or 4 weeks in the past they usually’re beginning to rack up factors. They’re in a relegation struggle.
“They’ll get out of it as a result of they’ve acquired the likes of Allan [Saint-Maximin], Miguel [Almiron] and the child Joe Willock has achieved effectively since he’s come to Newcastle – however he wants that service.
“They have an opportunity, however to me in the event that they play like that did final night time… the primary half was simply determined.”
Bruce is assured his facet will ‘be okay’ in the event that they produce comparable performances to these which delivered latest wins in opposition to Everton and Southampton.
“There are that many groups concerned, it has been an unbelievable 12 months. Everyone seems to be making a fist of it down under and there are six, seven groups wanting over their shoulder,” the 60-year-old stated after the defeat at Stamford Bridge.
“If we proceed like we have now achieved just lately we shall be okay.
“There have been a couple of positives within the second half and I believe the gamers are having fun with it, we have now to get a couple of outcomes however I’m far happier in myself the best way we performed within the second half in the best way we wish to go about our work.”