Newsletter

Get your daily update and weekly newsletter by signing up today!

News

Newcastle United Predicted Line-Up v Manchester City

7 years ago
Share

With the news yesterday that six first team squad members wouldn’t make the City match, seven if you include Hatem Ben Arfa, then it gives Alan Pardew some interesting decisions to make.

GEN0089_Line_Up_Newcastle_United_NUFCWith three full-backs in Davide Santon, Mathieu Debuchy and Massadio Haidara all unavailable then Newcastle will have an all changed pairing. The manager has a number of options in Danny Simpson, James Perch, Vurnon Anita and Jonas Gutierrez, but I’m taking a chance on Simpson making what looked previously an unexpected comeback and Jonas to drop in on the left.

With Tim Krul and Fabricio Coloccini still not ready to return, it would appear Rob Elliot, Steven Taylor and Mapou Ynaga-Mbiwa are certainties to complete the defence.

While Yohan Cabaye, Moussa Sissoko, Papiss Cisse and Yoan Gouffran look to be nailed on to start, that still leaves two places to be filled.

You can never rule out Alan Pardew bringing Obertan back in from nowhere, yet again, but surely Perch, Anita and Marveaux would feature ahead of him.

I can see Anita joining Obertan on the bench with James Perch given a defensive midfield role in the absence of the injured Cheick Tiote, with Marveaux looking to create a little bit of magic as he did for the winners against Anzhi and Stoke.

Not a bad first eleven but once again options are very limited if we need to look to the bench.

Great odds available for the Manchester City match this Sunday, especially if you aren’t already a customer of BetVictor and take advantage of their special offer of a £25 free matched bet.

Top Tips – NUFC To Beat Man.City 11/1Cisse To Score in 1-0 Win 175/1Sissoko To Score First 16/1

Sign up to BetVictor and get a £25 free matched bet

Click here

Share

If you would like to feature on The Mag, submit your article to [email protected]

Have your say

© 2019 The Mag. All Rights Reserved. Design & Build by Mediaworks