Alan Shearer makes a joke about Newcastle’s ambition this season

Alan Shearer

Alan Shearer jokingly suggests that Newcastle United will qualify for Europe.

Alan Shearer jokingly suggested on the Match of the Day 2 on BBC One on Sunday night (December 13) that Newcastle United will qualify for Europe.

The Newcastle legend made the comments following the Magpies’ surprise 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur away from home at White Hart Lane in the Premier League on Sunday evening.

It was Steve McClaren’s side's second successive win in the league following their 2-0 triumph over Liverpool at St. James’ Park.

“We’re going to qualify for Europe!” former Newcastle striker Shearer jokingly said on the Match of the Day 2 on BBC One on Sunday night (December 13).

At the start of the season, Newcastle were probably aiming for a top-10 finish in the Premier League, but they are now in a relegation battle.

The Magpies are just two points above the bottom three at the moment and are still in danger of getting relegated to the Championship at the end of the season.

However, the confidence that the wins against Tottenham and Liverpool have given the players could propel them to higher positions in the table in the coming weeks.

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