Paul Merson has been giving his opinion on Newcastle United.

His verdict on where NUFC are currently at is ‘Newcastle are all over the place’.

Sadly, on this occasion it is difficult to disagree with Paul Merson.

Neither is it easy to disagree with him about the game on Saturday.

Merson says that he isn’t exaggerating when he claims ‘Watford could have won 8-0’, whilst Newcastle had chances of their own, it’s true that it was embarrassingly easy how the Hornets cut through the Magpies defence.

After four defeats in a row, Paul Merson declares ‘Welcome to the Premier League’.

He predicts a fifth in a row at the Hawthorns, if that 2-0 home win forecast comes true, then the odds would massively be stacked on it becoming six in a row at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

You have to feel that for all kinds of reasons Newcastle have to get at least a point against West Brom to calm everything down.

Earlier today Rafa Benitez spelled out just how bad a position he was left in when Mike Ashley refused to allow realistic money to be spent on the squad.

Now it is up to the players he has got to prove Paul Merson wrong, as well as Rafa as well to an extent.

 

Paul Merson talking to Sky Sports:

“A brilliant result for Gary Megson at Spurs and they really should have won it with Salomon Rondon missing that sitter at the end.

“So I am going to go for West Brom to win this as Newcastle were all over the shop against Watford.

“Welcome to the Premier League now, four defeats on the trot.

“I am not exaggerating, Watford could have won 8-0!

Newcastle are all over the place and I am going to go 2-0 to West Brom.”

West Brom v Newcastle Match Betting:

West Brom win 7/5Draw 85/40Newcastle win 5/2

NUFC win 2-1 12/1Gayle to score first goal 13/2NUFC lead at HT and FT 5/1

All West Brom v Newcastle betting HERE

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