The ex-Holland man plans to harness that fan-power by coming out of the traps quickly.
“I think if we can get in behind Newcastle straight from the beginning, then our fans can become the key factor in this game,” he said.
“If players feel they get support from the home fans, they believe even more.
“That’s what we really need in our last four home games.
“Our fans have to realise how important they are.”