This term has been considerably more challenging for Alan Pardew's side as they sit in 13th place after suffering 15 defeats so far, but top-scorer Cisse still believes they should target a top 10 finish and push for glory in Europe.
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"I'm happy because I've scored a few goals and the team are starting to play well. We have enough games left now that can take us to a top-10 position.
"That is important for us. We need to start looking to next season already. That would give us a solid foundation to build from. I know that's the objective of the gaffer. We look at our remaining games and we feel we can get the wins we need to do it."