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Choose Your Newcastle United Starting Line-Up v Aston Villa

8 years ago

I don’t know about you but this international break isn’t half dragging.

The void has been filled by arguments over what should be done about Newcastle’s current situation, is it heads down and support the team, or protest marches & boycotts, or a mixture of both?

Just as well Ben Arfa got that late cracker against Fulham because the atmosphere is poisonous enough with that last gasp winner, never mind if we were bottom three without even a decent effort on goal to talk about.

Thankfully we can put aside for a time the off field turmoil and concentrate again on what happens on the pitch, with Villa up next.

As always, every fan has a different idea about who should be in the team but at the moment, there appears to be a number of raging debates throughout the team/squad, with Ben Arfa one of the few who fans come together on.

With Taylor free from suspension, Tiote turning out for the Ivory Coast and possibly Jonas available also, Alan Pardew could potentially have an almost fully available squad.

So we thought it would be a useful exercise to find out the fan consensus on who you think should start on Saturday.

We have picked 18 players out for you to choose from and please pick 11, apologies if anybody is disappointed not to see the likes of Obertan, Williamson and Gosling there – we can’t cater for every taste…


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