After three wins in 11 days, Newcastle United are resurgent and looking forward to the visit of Liverpool to St James' Park on Saturday.
Newcastle looked doomed with off-field turmoil mounting and no wins in their first seven games, but the players have rallied and followed up their first win against Leicester with a 2-1 victory over Spurs at White Hart Lane last Sunday and a fantastic 2-0 League Cup win away to Manchester City on Wednesday night.
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Stevan Jovetic is hoping for the ideal birthday present in the form of three points against Manchester United on Sunday.
The Manchester City striker turns 25 on the day of the 168th derby and feels it is a good chance for his side to return to form after suffering back-to-back defeats.
"Yes, it is my birthday. I am 25," said the Montenegro international. "The best gift for me is a victory in the derby.
"I think it is a good game because always when you play a derby your motivation is 100 percent....