Newcastle United’s brutal ranking in Mark Lawrenson’s alternative PL table compared to Leeds United and Brighton

The BBC pundit isn’t afraid of an outlandish shout or two.

As we quickly come towards the end of the Premier League season, it’s safe to say that it’s been a campaign of twists and turns.

With survival all but assured, Newcastle United may be destined for the comfort of midtable obscurity, but there is still plenty left to play for throughout the division.

And while the top flight can be a nightmare to predict, one man who valiantly gives it a go every week is Mark Lawrenson.

The BBC Sport pundit delivers his roundup of expected scorelines before every weekend’s action - to varying degress of success.

If nothing else, however, they tend to make for interesting reading, and with that in mind, we’ve compiled a full table of how the Premier League standings would look if every single one of Lawro’s predictions had actually come true this term.

Check out the standings, from 20th to first, below...