‘Experts’ have delivered their early season predictions, but what is being forecast for Newcastle United in 2022/23?
Eddie Howe’s side now know they will face Nottingham Forest on the opening day of the season with a trip to Stamford Bridge on the final day of the campaign on May 28.
In between those games are 36 matches that will determine how a first full season under new owners and management will look on Tyneside.
In a strong start to the transfer window, the Magpies have already brought in Matt Targett, Nick Pope and Sven Botman to add to their squad that finished in 11th place last season. But what is being forecast this year? Is it more of the same for Newcastle or are they expected to improve in 2022/23?
Here, courtesy of BonusCodeBets, we take a look at some of the early predictions for the upcoming Premier League season and see where Newcastle United have been forecast to finish next year:
1. Bournemouth - 20th
Scott Parker guided the Cherries back to the top-flight and will be hoping to replicate Eddie Howe’s success with Bournemouth and keep them away from relegation danger this season. Bournemouth are 4/7 to be relegated this season. Photo: Mike Hewitt
2. Nottingham Forest - 19th
For the first time this millennium, Nottingham Forest will be playing Premier League football - but Steve Cooper’s men are not being forecast for success by the bookies this season. Nottingham Forest are 10/11 to be relegated this season. Photo: Mike Hewitt
3. Fulham - 18th
Marco Silva’s side are viewed as the strongest of the promoted sides and will want to avoid yet another single-stay in the top division. Fulham are 5/4 to be relegated this season. Photo: Clive Rose
4. Leeds United - 17th
Jesse Marsch’s side left it late but they sealed their survival last season. Another year of struggle is predicted this time around however. Leeds are 5/2 to be relegated this season. Photo: Alex Davidson