Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Goals May Be at a Premium

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Goals May Be at a Premium

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The new season promised much for Newcastle - a hefty sum of money spent on new players and a new manager to lead them.

But with five games played, winless United have slumped to the bottom of the league and need to turn things around before the questions start to get louder.

Steve McClaren is currently 10/1 in our 'Next Premier League Manager to go' market, with Brendan Rodgers 6/4 favourite, Dick Advocaat and last season's star turn Jose Mourinho on offer at 11/2. Watford travel to St James' Park tomorrow, and have proved a tough side to break down.

A victory over Swansea last Saturday helped them in their own quest for safety and, given recent form, Newcastle will need to be on point to come away with three.

Newcastle's lack of end product was a general worry after Monday night's defeat at West Ham. Some of the supporters feel it's time to give Rolando Aarons more game time. …

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