Chris Brunt: West Brom won't let up against Newcastle

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West Bromwich Albion take on Newcastle United at the weekend.

If Newcastle United were expecting an easy game against West Bromwich Albion at the weekend they will have to think again after Chris Brunt's comments to the Birmingham Mail today.

The Baggies appeared to confirm their safety by beating Manchester United on Saturday, but Brunt insists that his side will continue to play to their maximum.

The Northern Irish midfielder is not taking anything for granted and he is adamant that they will not relax ahead of their trip to St. James' Park. 

“The way results went on Saturday just shows you never know,” he said.

“It’s the toughest league in the world and that’s why people pay big money to watch it and why there is so much hype about.

“We’re not safe yet mathematically and we will keep going until we are."

That is bad news for Newcastle supporters, who may have been hoping that the Baggies would have taken their foot off the gas.

The Magpies are in desperate need of points, after a worrying run of eight straight defeats, and their match against Albion would have been one which they felt was winnable.

If Tony Pulis' side do maintain their current performance levels then things could be difficult, though.

Newcastle have shown a lack of heart and desire recently and they will struggle to match the Baggies if they do not improve considerably. 

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