PHOTOS: Newcastle United training ahead of Queens Park Rangers clash

Below are the best pictures from Newcastle United’s training session on Thursday ahead of the Premier League match against Queens Park Rangers at St. James’ Park…

Newcastle United have stepped up their preparations for the Premier League clash against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.

Alan Pardew’s side will be the hosts and will be determined to pick up all three points against Harry Redknapp’s QPR.

The Magpies will head into the contest on a high, having picked up momentum in weeks leading up to the international break.

Newcastle are currently eighth in the Premier League table with 16 points from 11 matches, just two points behind fourth-placed West Ham United.

On Thursday, the Newcastle players were training under the watchful eyes of Pardew. Below are the best pictures from the session, including young Slovakian defender Lubomir Satka, Ryan Taylor and Daryl Janmaat,

FIFA World Cup 2018FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia - click here for all of our coverage...

Register for NEWCASTLE UNITED team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch