Wed 25 Oct 2023, 10:29 · Ash Harrison

‘Definitely doable’: Jermaine Jenas now shares how far he thinks Newcastle will get in UCL

‘Definitely doable’: Jermaine Jenas now shares how far he thinks Newcastle will get in UCL
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It's matchday! Newcastle United host Borussia Dortmund in the third round of fixtures in Champions League Group F tonight.

Newcastle sit on top of the 2023/24 UEFA Champions League's 'Group of Death' after two games and hope to extend their lead with a win over the bottom team, Borussia Dortmund.

Newcastle have already shown that they can cut it in the CL

The Magpies picked up a point against AC Milan as Sandro Tonali returned to his former stomping ground and Newcastle returned to the Champions League after a 20-year absence.

Eddie Howe's men then shocked everyone with a stunning 4-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain, which announced their arrival on the biggest stage in European men's football.

Ahead of tonight's massive game, former Magpies midfielder Jermaine Jenas has spoken about his old club's chances in the Champions League on TNT Sports:

“Getting out of the group I think is definitely doable. I think a lot of people at the start were very worried but given their home form and given the ability to keep clean sheets as well that can see them through the group.

From that point onwards you just don’t know. We saw it last year, AC Milan got to the semi-finals and that wasn’t the best Milan we’ve ever seen. So it depends on the kind of draws you get but a quarter-final, that would be a great starting block into Champions League football.

I believe they can get to a quarter-final."

Quarter Finals would be impressive but why stop there?

We'd be delighted with a quarter-final appearance in our first run-out in the competition in 20 years.

Although, if you look at our group, if we can get out of that, there shouldn't be many teams that we should fear.

Maybe we're heading towards another all-English final?