PHOTOS: Newcastle United intense in training ahead of West Ham United clash

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Below are the best pictures from Newcastle United’s training session on Thursday ahead of Saturday’s Premier League encounter against West Ham United…

The Newcastle United players have stepped up their preparations for the Premier League clash against West Ham United away from home.

The Magpies will travel to London to take on the Hammers at the Boleyn Ground on Saturday.

Newcastle will head into the match high on confidence, having won their last six games in all competitions including five in the league.

This truly brilliant turnaround in form has seen Newcastle climb up to fifth in the Premier League table with 19 points from 12 matches, level on points with fourth-placed Manchester United.

Manager Alan Pardew has received a huge boost on the injury front as well, as Steven Taylor, Cheick Tiote and Emmanuel Riviere are all fit and available for the fixture at West Ham.

Below are the best pictures from Thursday’s training session at Benton, featuring Pardew, Tiote and Ayoze Perez.

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