The footballing landscape in England looks fairly different to how it did around a year ago.
Manchester City and particularly Liverpool look far from untouchable powerhouses, Manchester United and particularly Arsenal mean business and don’t appear to be flattering to deceive, and Newcastle look like a different team completely.
The Magpies’ progression under Eddie Howe has been nothing short of jaw-dropping. Combining a staunch solidity at the back with exciting and powerful football going forward, Newcastle are dynamic, dangerous and quite simply delicious.
Indeed, from battling relegation…