This is where Newcastle United are tipped to finish in the Premier League - on current form. (Photo by Stephen Pond/Getty Images)

This is where Newcastle United are predicted to finish in the Premier League after takeover – compared to Leeds and Aston Villa

Newcastle United fans are riding a crest of a wave following the £300million+ Saudi-led takeover.

Hope and ambition is back on Tyneside after Mike Ashley packed up his bags after a miserable 14 years in charge.

Amanda Staveley, fronting the new ownership change, has vowed to invest in all areas of the club, with the long-term goal being to WIN the Premier League.

However, at present, United are in a dangerous position - sitting 19th in the table with no wins from their opening seven games.

A lot will change under the new owners but here is where Newcastle are tipped to finish come May – based on their current form – by data experts FiveThirtyEight.

We suspect you won’t agree…

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