"I am confident in my teammates," Taylor told The Chronicle. "I look around the dressing room at the players and who I train with every day and what I am sat around is top class.
"This definitely makes me believes we are going to do well. We are not looking down, we are looking up. We are looking at who we can catch and chase.
"In the next few weeks I am looking to see this all wrapped up in the Premier League and hopefully we can look forward to the Europa League."
The Magpies next face Fulham in their league match.