NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Joe Willock of Newcastle United celebrates with team mates Joelinton and Jonjo Shelvey of after the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton at St. James Park on February 06, 2021 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

How many points do Newcastle United need to avoid Premier League relegation? A look back over the last 10 years

Two wins out of three has ensured relegation talk at Newcastle United has been put on the back burner – for now, at least.

But until the Magpies reach that magic mark that ensures Premier League safety, fears will remain on Tyneside.

The 40-point tally is one often mentioned by pundits, but is that really the safety barrier for safety?

Here’s a look at the total needed over the last 10 years – and the numbers are lower than you might think.

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