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Confirmed Newcastle team v Manchester City – Rondon, Atsu, Lejeune, Perez all start

2 years ago

The Newcastle team v Manchester City has just been confirmed.

On Monday lunchtime, Rafa Benitez confirmed that midfielders Shelvey, Ki and Diame are all still out, whilst Joselu joins them with an ankle injury picked up on Saturday.

In total seven players aren’t available to play against the reigning champions, as Muto is on international duty, whilst Darlow and Dummett are also still out injured.

Rafa making seven changes:

Coming in are Dubravka, Yedlin, Schar, Lejeune, Atsu, Perez, Rondon

Dropping out are Woodman, Manquillo, Fernandez, Clark, Kenedy, Murphy, Joselu

This is who Rafa Benitez starts with:

Dubravka, Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie, Hayden, Longstaff, Atsu, Perez, Rondon

The subs:

Woodman, Manquillo, Clark, Kennedy, Fernandez, Roberts, Murphy

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