Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

'Newcastle United's bright spark' - Magpies player ratings from 3-3 draw with Brentford in Eddie Howe's first game

Newcastle United drew 3-3 with Brentford in their first game since Eddie Howe’s appointment as head coach.

The 43-year-old watched from his hotel room as his side twice came from behind to eventually settle for a point.

Results elsewhere meant United slipped to the bottom of the Premier League, with their search for a win extending into a 13th matchday.

Our writer Jordan Cronin was at St James’s Park and here’s how he rated each Toon player:

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