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Newcastle matchwinner Willock: We're not yet safe

Newcastle United matchwinner Joe Willock says the players don't believe they're yet safe from the drop after victory over West Ham.

After going 2-0 up in the first half, Newcastle were pegged back to 2-2 before Willock's winner.

Willock said: "You could see the way we are playing, we are involved more and controlling games more.

"If we can continue we will be OK. Everyone is buying into what the manager wants us to do.

"Everyone is trying to play their part and push each other, whether on the bench, pitch or in the stands.

"I feel collectively we have grown. Through the hard times we decided we had to stick together.

"That's what we are trying to do now."

Newcastle sit on 35 points in the Premier League with six more games to play.

Willock, speaking to Sky Sports, said: "We're taking every game as it comes.

"Game by game we want to keep on pushing.

"Want to keep on getting three points but if we keep playing like that I think we will be safe."

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