Alan Shearer comments on Newcastle United squad

Eden Hazard of Chelsea scores his sides third goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on December 2, 2017 in...

Newcastle United lost against Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.

Eden Hazard of Chelsea scores his sides third goal from the penalty spot past Karl Darlow of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at...

Alan Shearer has taken to social networking site Twitter to give his reaction to Newcastle United’s defeat to Chelsea.

Newcastle suffered a 3-1 defeat to Chelsea away from home at Stamford Bridge in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon.

Eden Hazard of Chelsea scores his sides third goal from the penalty spot during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on December 2, 2017 in...

The Magpies actually took the lead in the 12th minute, but the home team then launched a stirring comeback to pick up all three points from the encounter.

Newcastle legend Shearer was following the match, and he has taken to Twitter to give his reaction to the final result.

The former England international striker, who now works as a pundit for BBC Sport, has also claimed that the current Newcastle squad is Championship material, not good enough for the Premier League.

Antonio Conte, Manager of Chelsea gives his team instructions during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Newcastle United at Stamford Bridge on December 2, 2017 in London, England.

The defeat to Chelsea means that Newcastle are now 14th in the Premier League table at the moment with 15 points from as many matches, just five points above the relegation zone.

The Magpies won automatic promotion from the Championship to the Premier League at the end of last season.

Register for NEWCASTLE UNITED team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch