The Magpies must be enjoying life at the minute with the club proudly sitting at the top of the Championship table.
This league position has vindicated all the transfer business that was done last summer by manager Rafa Benitez to make sure there was an instant return to the top flight for Newcastle.
They could be relaxing in the final month of the season to some extent when they can be satisfied with an automatic promotion spot.
Until then, the boss will want to get the job done in a frantic April as games come thick and fast.
But when they looking back on the 2016/17 campaign, they will have cherished every moment and enjoyed it as one of the most successful years in the club’s recent history, despite it being a division below expectations.
That won’t be the case for Benitez, however, who has made some really harsh decisions and they would have impacted the careers of several players, who have been shocked for being out of the team.
These 2 Newcastle players are getting nowhere near the starting XI whilst Rafa Benitez is in charge…