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Fans Push Ben Arfa For Shola Change

8 years ago

We asked you the fans to pick the eleven players you would choose for the Newcastle team v Man Utd today.

As well as publishing the results of who you think should play against the Mancs, we have also put in brackets what percentage of votes each player got before the Swansea match.

The defeat in Wales has naturally shaken things up a bit but the top seven (Debuchy, Krul, Gouffran,Cabaye, Remy, Sissoko & Tiote) continue to have overwhelming support.

Interesting to see Santon still getting more than 8 out of 10 despite an indifferent display against Swansea and Haidara looking fully fit to compete now, the Frenchman only attracting 19% of the vote.

The centre of defence is now more confused after shipping three goals in, Williamson and Coloccini the picks but Mapou not far behind – I can see Alan Pardew going for Mapou and Colo today.

Maybe most interestingly, support has been building for Ben Arfa to get a run out and for the first time in some weeks, fans are going for him in the team at the expense of Shola.

Wonder if Alan Pardew agrees?

 99% Debuchy (100%)
 98% Krul (100%)
 98% Gouffran (90%)
 97% Cabaye (92%)
 96% Remy (92%)
 95% Sissoko (92%)

 89% Tiote (92%)
 82% Santon (90%)
 72% Williamson (93%)
 63% Coloccini (58%)
 58% Ben Arfa (45%)
 45% Mapou (50%)

 33% Shola (55%)
 19% Haidara (5%)
 15% Anita (19%)

 11% Cisse (22%)
 10% Marveaux (3%)

8% Steven Taylor (3%)
   3% Dummett (3%)
   3% Obertan (0%)
   2% Jonas (2%)

2% Sammy Ameobi (1%)

   1% Elliot (1%)

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