Magpies will enter Intertoto... if needed.

Last updated : 21 February 2002 By Luke Thornhill
The Magpies should still qualify for one of four Champions League spots, and even if they fail would likely reach the UEFA Cup.

However, United are not taking any chances, and will be entering the Intertoto Cup if needed to try and attain a money spinning Euro spot next season.

"We hope to qualify automatically the way the team is going, but we're still adopting a belt and braces policy," said a club spokesperson.