How many points Newcastle United, Chelsea, Brighton and West Ham need to qualify for Europe

A look at the last 10 teams to finish seventh to see how many points Newcastle United will likely need.

Newcastle United continue to battle for a European spot this season, hoping to find themselves inside the top seven by the time May rolls around, but how many points are they likely to need?

The Magpies are battling with the likes of Brighton, West Ham and Chelsea for European football this season, with a Conference League their most likely route to Europe. In the meantime, we have rounded up the last 10 teams to finish seventh to find the average number of points achieved by those teams, and indeed the average number of points needed to secure a seventh spot finish over the last 10 years.

Keep in mind that the Premier League may yet get one extra Champions League spot, making seventh enough for Europa League and eighth enough for the Conference League, but England are not on track to secure that extra spot as things stand. Take a look below to see the last 10 teams to finish seventh.

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