Fans choice of Newcastle team v Bournemouth – Overwhelming selection
We asked fans the question, which 11 players would you pick in your Newcastle team v Bournemouth?
We put together a list of the 21 players who could potentially be selected for this 3pm Saturday afternoon kick-off.
The choice of the starting eleven was overwhelming, with very few supporters doubting what side should start the game.
Any significant competition for places in the team smashed by injuries to Muto, Shelvey and Lascelles, plus Lejeune who is long-term injured.
A massive nine Newcastle players getting at least 93% of Newcastle fans selecting them.
These were Kenedy (100%), Dubravka (99%), Schar (98%), Rondon (97%), Ki (96%), Yedlin (95%), Dummett (97%), Fernandez (93%) and Ritchie (93%).
Then even the other two selections had over three quarters of supporters picking them, Perez (82%) and Diame (76%).
The next highest contender was Sean Longstaff (22%) who hasn’t even made his Premier League debut yet.
Newcastle United”s squad strength looking wafer thin.
This is how the team would look based on the Newcastle fan votes (percentage support for all players below):
Here is the percentage (rounded up or down to nearest whole number) support for each Newcastle player from the thousands of votes cast:
99% Martin Dubravka
98% Fabian Schar
97% Paul Dummett
97% Salomon Rondon
96% Ki Sung-yeung
95% DeAndre Yedlin
93% Matt Ritchie
93% Federico Fernandez
82% Ayoze Perez
76% Mohamed Diame
22% Sean Longstaff
20% Jacob Murphy
11% Ciaran Clark
8% Christian Atsu
5% Isaac Hayden
4% Javier Manquillo
3% Achraf Lazaar
2% Karl Darlow
0% Rob Elliot
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