Not long to go now and here is the attack-minded Newcastle team v Norwich to get United back into winning ways.
It has become increasingly clear that the usual 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-1-1 with a single striker isn’t giving Newcastle enough up front.
A lot of people are getting on Mohamed Diame’s back but I think he is far more effective running with the ball from midfield with two strikers in front of him, rather than operating behind a single forward.
Dwight Gayle has also suffered from being isolated and with Mitrovic up front with him they could be a potent force, especially with the Serbian having scored three goals last season against Norwich. Surely about time the pairing was given a chance this season.
Hayden and Shelvey are surely set to continue but I would persevere with Diame at the expense of Gouffran on one wing, with Ritchie on the other side.
Karl Darlow is due his chance in goal, whilst I would bring Chancel Mbemba back in at centre-back alongside Lascelles – but keep Ciaran Clark in the team at the expense of Paul Dummett.
My suggested Newcastle team v Norwich:
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