Taking a look at the Premier League table from 2016/17 should give Newcastle hope they can remain in the top ten this time around.
Glenn Hoddle has praised Newcastle United and manager Rafael Benitez.
Newcastle United youngster Sean Longstaff has shone on loan at Blackpool in League One - and has piqued the interest of one or two clubs.
Newcastle United have already agreed a fee for Mikel Merino with Borussia Dortmund.
Rafa Benitez could be about to change his stance on his Newcastle future, with Jamaal Lascelles just one of a number of exciting young stars.
Newcastle United brought in Joselu from Stoke City during the summer transfer window.
Newcastle United beat Stoke City 2-1 on Saturday afternoon.
Newcastle United have plenty of pacey options in attack - meaning Scott Arfield was better off staying at Burnley.
Bolton Wanderers, Barnsley, Bristol City and AFC Bournemouth are understood to be interested in Newcastle United youngster Sean Longstaff.
Newcastle United brought in Mikel Merino from Borussia Dortmund during the summer transfer window.