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Fans choice of Newcastle team v Manchester City on Saturday

11 months ago
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We asked fans the question, which 11 players would you pick in your Newcastle team v Manchester City?

We put together a list of the 20 players who could potentially be selected for this 5.30pm Saturday afternoon kick-off.

Newcastle having lost in every one of their last nine Premier League matches here..

This time Rafa Benitez is without:

Isaac Hayden suspended.

Florian Lejeune, Javier Manquillo, Jonjo Shelvey and Matt Ritchie injured.

Some very strong choices, with six players viewed as automatic selections this afternoon: Martin Dubravka (98%), Jamaal Lascelles (97%), Paul Dummett (94%), DeAndre Yedlin (94%), Rondon and Diame both 93%.

Despite a couple of very poor performances Kenedy still has 77% support, whilst fans go for Fernandez (71%) to complete a back four alongside Lascelles, with Ciaran Clark (40%) and Fabian Schar (37%) trailing behind.

Ki (68%) is well supported to play alongside Diame, whilst Murphy (63%) and Perez (60%) also get decent backing to complete the team.

Yoshinori Muto (44%) is the 12th man as he continues to come to terms with the Premier League.

In truth, a few key injuries have already exposed the sheer lack of depth in this Newcastle squad.

So this is the fans choice team:

newcastle team v manchester cityHere is the percentage (rounded up or down to nearest whole number) support for each Newcastle player from the thousands of votes cast:

98% Martin Dubravka

97% Jamaal Lascelles

97% Paul Dummett

94% DeAndre Yedlin

93% Salomon Rondon

93% Mohamed Diame

77% Kenedy

71% Federico Fernandez

68% Ki Sung-yueng

63% Jacob Murphy

60% Ayoze Perez

44% Yoshinori Muto

40% Ciaran Clark

37% Fabian Schar

22% Sean Longstaff

18% Christian Atsu

14% Joselu

9% Jamie Sterry

1% Rob Elliott

1% Karl Darlow

Man City v Newcastle Match Betting:

Man City win 1/10Draw 10/1Newcastle win 28/1

Rondon to score first goal 17/1NUFC win 1-0 70/17 goals or more in match 17/2

All Man City v Newcastle betting HERE

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