Rafael Benitez has told Newcastle they should be competing for seventh place in the Premier League rather than fighting for survival every season.
Newcastle vs Southampton
Ayoze Perez’s hat-trick all but guaranteed Premier League safety as Newcastle survived a second-half fightback by Southampton to win 3-1.
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has called for one final push against Southampton to edge the club over the Premier League finishing line.
Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has challenged his side to take a giant step towards Premier League safety by winning away at Newcastle.