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Fans choice of Newcastle team v Manchester United today

4 years ago

We asked fans the question on Saturday, which 11 players would you pick in your Newcastle team v Manchester United?

We put together a list of the 23 players who could potentially be selected on Sunday afternoon at St James Park.

The Newcastle fans going for an attacking line-up.

Maybe the two most interesting points are that supporters are prepared to trust in the unknown at both ends of the pitch.

Martin Dubravka gets the vote in goal to make his debut, though with 55% he isn’t a resounding choice, more maybe the fact that fans aren’t convinced by Darlow (32%) and Elliot (13%).

Meanwhile, we are still yet to hear about the availability of Islam Slimani, with Rafa having said they would make a late decision on whether he is involved.

However, that hasn’t prevented a whopping 93% of Newcastle fans choosing the Algerian international to start. Dwight Gayle (21%) and Joselu (8%) are way back.

Here is the percentage support for each player from the thousands of votes cast:

97% Kenedy

96% Jamaal Lascelles

93% Islam Slimani

88% DeAndre Yedlin

86% Paul Dummett

82% Mohamed Diame

73% Mikel Merino

68% Jonjo Shelvey

65% Ciaran Clark

60% Jacob Murphy

55% Martin Dubravka

38% Matt Ritchie

33% Christian Atsu

32% Karl Darlow

30% Ayoze Perez

26% Chancel Mbemba

22% Florian Lejeune

21% Dwight Gayle

18%  Isaac Hayden

13% Rob Elliot

8% Joselu

8% Javier Manquillo

2%  Massadio Haidara

This is a suggested formation of how the Newcastle team could look today from the top 11 in the fans’ votes:

Newcastle United v Manchester United Match Betting:

Newcastle win 5/1Draw 14/5Man Utd win 4/6

Slimani to score first goal 9/1NUFC to win 3-1 60/13 or more match goals in first half 6/1

All Newcastle United v Manchester United betting HERE

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