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Revealed! Points total Newcastle, Man Utd and Liverpool will likely require to seal CL qualification

An analysis of what could be required for Newcastle to secure a Champions League spot for the first time since 2003.

Newcastle United remain in the race for a Champions League place despite suffering an underwhelming run of form over the last two months.

Eddie Howe’s men currently sit in sixth place in the Premier League table after falling to a 2-0 defeat at reigning champions Manchester City at the weekend - but they are still within touching distance of fourth place after Tottenham Hotspur were beaten at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday afternoon.

With the season now heading into its final two months and the race for the top four quickly hotting up, thoughts are quickly turning towards what points total United may need to return to the Champions League for the first time since Sir Bobby Robson was in the dugout and the likes of Nolberto Solano, Laurent Robert and Alan Shearer were shining at St James Park.

NewcastleWorld takes a look back at the last 11 Premier League seasons and assesses what points totals were enough to secure fourth place and predicts what will be required at the end of the current campaign.

With the season now heading into its final two months and the race for the top four quickly hotting up, thoughts are quickly turning towards what points total United may need to return to the Champions League for the first time since Sir Bobby Robson was in the dugout and the likes of Nolberto Solano, Laurent Robert and Alan Shearer were shining at St James Park.

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