Newcastle United star feuds Liverpool rivalry with fighting message and Jaws theme tune

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Newcastle United beat Liverpool to a Champions League spot last season and Jurgen Klopp isn’t a huge fan of the side’s style of play.

Newcastle United star Callum Wilson has added fuel to the fire in the growing rivalry between the Magpies and Liverpool. The North East club's rise up the Premier League over the past two years has seen the side pitted against the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal for the cherished Champions League spots.

Last season Newcastle United held off a late Reds' return to form to secure a spot in the competition as the Merseyside side had to settle for a disappointing spot in the Europa League.

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The rivalry has been exacerbated in recent times with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp accusing Eddie Howe's side of being masters of the timewasting dark arts of timewasting. This season's dramatic meeting between the two with Virgil Van Dijk's red card and Darwin Nunez's late brace also proved a fiery affair.

Speaking on the BBC Sounds' Footballers' Football Podcast, Wilson talked about the two side's proximity in the league with presenter Rickie Haywood-Williams, who is a Liverpool fan.

Rickie said: "Every time I watch Newcastle do something, this season or last season, I think to myself as a Liverpool fan... they're coming. It makes me sad. I know you guys are coming."

Callum Wilson hopes Newcastle united can match Liverpool’s consistency. (Image: Getty Images)Callum Wilson hopes Newcastle united can match Liverpool’s consistency. (Image: Getty Images)
Callum Wilson hopes Newcastle united can match Liverpool’s consistency. (Image: Getty Images) | AFP via Getty Images

Wilson chuckled and started to hum the opening notes of the classic Jaws theme tune, before stopping himself from getting carried away. The Magpies talisman said: "We're en route. I'm not going to fall down the same trap at Michail sending shots to the Liverpool fans.

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"You guys have been fantastic season on season and we're just trying to join in on the fun, come to the party, get involved in the European spaces and achieve the players' dreams, and bring success to the football club."

The two sides are next set to meet just before the turn of the year with a fixture at Anfield on December 30.

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