Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor says Shola Ameobi is ready to haunt Sunderland again.

Amazingly, Sunderland have won just ONE home game against the Geordies since 1980 - back in 2008 when Kieran Richardson slammed home a free-kick winner.

Taylor said: "There is definitely more pressure on them, particularly with the performance they had at home last year.

"The attacking options we have can hurt any side. And then we have Shola Ameobi - the Sunderland Slayer. His record against them is phenomenal."