Kieron Dyer backs Newcastle United for instant Premier League return

Kieron Dyer - Newcastle United

Newcastle United were relegated to the Championship last season.

Kieron Dyer - Newcastle United

Speaking exclusively to Carlsberg, former Newcastle United midfielder Kieron Dyer has backed the club to make an instant return to the Premier League.

The Magpies were relegated from the Championship this past season after a disastrous campaign under Steve McClaren. There is optimism ahead of next season though, with the club having secured Rafa Benitez as their manager.

Many believe that appointment will see them competing at the top of the Championship and making a quick return to the Premier League next year.

And Dyer is one them, saying he is sure that his former side will come straight back up.

“It’s all doom and gloom that Newcastle have gone down, but Newcastle are going to come straight back up. I am sure about that,” he told Carlsberg.

Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez during the press conference

It will now be interesting to see what work manager Rafa Benitez will do in the transfer market this summer.

A big change in the playing squad is expected, with many believing Newcastle lack the experience that they had the last time they were in the Championship.

Chief among his thoughts will surely be improving their porous defence, with that area of the team having struggled again last season as they were relegated from the Premier League.

Kieron Dyer met England fans at The Three Lions pub in Newcastle as part of Carlsberg’s ‘Pubstitutions' campaign. Read the full interview with Dyer including his thoughts on England’s outstanding full-back options

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