Newcastle United get their Premier League campaign underway on Sunday against Tottenham at St James’ Park.
It’s bound to be an exciting day for all of those involved in the club, who returned to the top flight at the first time of asking.
There are a number of new faces at the club after a busy summer of transfers, despite claims that the Spanish boss is unhappy with the lack of deals.
The Magpies now face one of the league’s sternest tests on the opening day against last season’s runners-up, Tottenham.
Despite not signing a single player this summer Spurs still boast one of the strongest starting XIs in the league.
With that in mind, we’ve identified some key battles that may decide where the game will be won and lost on Sunday.