Where Newcastle, Leeds and Watford will finish in Premier League table - according to statistics
Newcastle United’s 2021/22 Premier League campaign is drawing to a close, but the side still have work to do to guarantee avoiding an end of season relegation battle.
Newcastle have had one of the more dramatic seasons in the Premier League compared to their counterparts.
In the early stages of the season, they were bottom of the league, win-less, and cash-strapped.
Now we see the Magpies sitting 15th in the league with Eddie Howe as their manager and as one of the richest clubs, not just in England, but in the world.
When the Saudi-backed consortium bought the Magpies, a massive injection of money was put into the club, before they splashed the cash in the January transfer window.
Kieran Trippier was bought from Atletico Madrid, while Chris Wood, Dan Burn and Bruno Guimarães also made permanent moves to St James’ Park. In total, Newcastle spent just under £86 million on new players and what a difference it has made to the second half of the season.
The Magpies have now drawn more matches than they have lost and are currently well clear of the relegation zone.
Howe will hope to capitalise on what is sure to be another busy transfer window when the summer comes around, before hoping to build Newcastle into a side capable of fulfilling their new owners’ ambitions for the club.
As the season draws to a close, NewcastleWorld, takes a look (via FiveThirtyEight’s ‘Soccer Power Index’) at where the statisticians predict Newcastle and the rest of the Premier League sides will finish in the 2021/22 season.