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Fans choice of Newcastle team v Sheffield Wednesday

3 years ago
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Using our interactive feature,  NUFC team selector, supporters have chosen their Newcastle team v Sheffield Wednesday.

The preferred collective formation chosen was 4-4-2 with Mohamed Diame selected in a more withdrawn role to play in place of Jonjo Shelvey in central midfield.

Supporters then using the opportunity to open up the season long debate of playing Mitrovic alongside Dwight Gayle.

Whilst the fans may favour this solution in tonight’s match, it remains to be seen whether Rafa Benitez agrees – although the United boss has conceded that his team will probably have to play in a different formation/style to make up for the loss of Shelvey.

On the wings, Yoan Goffran just edges out Christian Atsu, with Matt Ritchie easily first choice on the flanks for the challenge of Sheffield Wednesday.

Goalkeeper and back four are pretty much easily taken care of, although Vurnon Anita was relatively close to DeAndre Yedlin, the preference of fans being around 60/40 in favour of the American defender.

The fans choice of Newcastle team v Sheffield Wednesday:

newcastle team v sheffield wednesday

To create the image above, we used the NUFC team selector.

You can 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 20k followers) , or you can share the selector on Facebook with friends, family and the rest of the black and white world. Alternatively, simply downloading the team image to the device you are using

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 Newcastle team v Sheffield Wednesday.

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.

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