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

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

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


With the immediate injury situation looking no better, Jack Colback look almost certain to miss today, whilst Steve McClaren confirmed on Friday that Obertan was also injured now, whilst Aarons and Haidara were still injured.

With Cheick Tiote only just back training and looking to be fully fit after this international break that is coming up, what choices were there?

Rumours abound that Steve McClaren could go for Yoan Gouffran in the centre of midfield in the expected absence of Jack Colback.

However, fans have gone for giving Florian Thauvin another try, with Wijnaldum playing a more withdrawn role.

Siem de Jong is presumably another option but he still looks way off the pace in the matches where he has played some part.

When it came to the defence, Kevin Mbabu was an overwhelming choice to keep his place, which I think would have been the case even if likes of Dummett & Haidara had been fit?

The fans’ choice:

newcastle team v manchester city

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 Manchester City.

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.