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Where Newcastle United, Aston Villa & West Ham will finish in the Premier League this season - based on fans’ confidence

Here is where Newcastle United would finish in the Premier League if it was based on fans’ confidence ahead of the season.

With less than three weeks to go until the Premier League returns, Newcastle United fans are waiting in anticipation for their first full campaign since their takeover.

The Magpies have made three signings and have been linked with a number of top stars, leaving the fanbase with high expectations of their beloved club.

Eddie Howe’s side are likely to have a much improved campaign this time out and it is clear that the supporters are very excited about the season ahead in comparison to previous years.

Ahead of the new campaign, Sky Bet and YouGov have teamed up and completed a survey as part of their Fan Hopes campaign.

The research asked fans of each Premier League club a series of questions to determine how confident they were feeling about their team’s chances this time round.

As a result of the survey, we can see which fanbases are the most and least hopeful about the season ahead from a scale of 1-10 (1 being not optimistic at all, 10 being very optimistic).

Here is how the Premier League table will look if it was based on these ratings (from lowest to highest)...

Eddie Howe’s side are likely to have a much improved campaign this time out and it is clear that the supporters are very excited about the season ahead in comparison to previous years.

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