‘Newcastle can win the Premier League with Rafa Benitez’ (BBC Video)

Newcastle beat Crystal Palace

It was another superb weekend for Newcastle United as they collected three points against Crystal Palace.

Mikel Merino scored from an 84th minute corner to deflate Palace’s confidence after last weekend’s win against Chelsea.

The result leaves Palace four points adrift from safety at the bottom of the table.

As for Newcastle, they are up to 6th in the Premier League with 14 points on the board after nine matches.

‘Newcastle can win the Premier League’

According to the BBC’s website on Saturday night, Garth Crooks has bigged up Newcastle’s chances of doing something big in the Premier League.

The BBC tell their readers “Garth Crooks says he believes Rafa Benitez “has the pedigree” and is “capable of winning the title with the right resources” while in charge of Newcastle United.”

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On the recording below, Crooks speaks highly of the Magpies.

However his highest prediction is that Newcastle can be a top six side.

Watch the video below.

Also see: Newcastle fans loved what Jonjo Shelvey did to Palace’s Yohan Cabaye.