AFP – Newcastle boss Eddie Howe (CNA, pic below) said he does not feel as if his team are being “hunted” as he seeks to fend off charging Liverpool and finish in the Premier League’s top four.
The Magpies, seeking to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in two decades, host high-flying Brighton at St James’ Park tomorrow (2.30am Brunei time).
Roberto De Zerbi’s side, fresh from a 3-0 win at Arsenal, are chasing European football for the first time in their history.
Newcastle are currently third in the table – behind Manchester City and Arsenal – level on points with Manchester United. Both Newcastle and United have three games remaining.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool are just one point behind, having played a game more, after their seventh straight league win at Leicester on Tuesday.