Thanks to everybody who helped us come up with our fans choice of the Newcastle team v Arsenal.

Using our interactive feature,  NUFC team selector, we asked you to choose your preferred formation and starting eleven.

The most popular was a 4-2-3-1 formation and the team selection by supporters can be seen below.

Some talking points…

Once again Mitrovic was almost a unanimous choice to start up front.

Whilst at the other end of the pitch the entire back five picked itself, at least in the eyes of the supporters. The only deviation was some fans choosing Steven Taylor but in nearly every case, that was only when they had chosen a formation with a back five.

Colback, Wijnaldum and Thauvin were easy choices for pretty much every fan choosing their team.

Then with Ayoze Perez, you had another who was the choice of over 80% of fans but is maybe the one who could lose out in Steve McClaren’s eyes, if there is a squeeze for places and he is an unlucky victim of the increased choices available.

The real contest was who would play alongside Jack Colback in this formation, with Moussa Sissoko narrowly outpointing Vurnon Anita.

Sissoko is said to be a good chance of making the game today but even if fit, will Steve McClaren play him ahead of Vurnon Anita?

The fans’ choice:

newcastle team v arsenal

You can still do the same by following the simple instructions HERE and then there are a number of great options where you can then also share your team via Twitter (include @nufcthemag in your tweet and we will share some of them with our 16k+ followers) , or you can share the selector on Facebook with friends, family and the rest of the black and white world.

To use our NUFC team selector, simply follow the simple instructions HERE.

When using the NUFC team selector you simply click on what team formation (4-3-3, 4-4-2 etc) you want, then click each position on the pitch and choose from the Newcastle United squad.

Go to the NUFC team selector now and choose and share your own team selection v Arsenal.

Before every match, simply go to the menu at the top of this screen and click features, then on the drop down list click NUFC Team Selector and choose your team for every match.

Newcastle v Arsenal Match Betting:

Mitrovic to score first goal 19/2Giroud to score 2 or more 5/1NUFC to win 5/1

See all the Newcastle v Arsenal match betting HERE

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