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Confirmed Newcastle team v Wolves – Atsu, Ritchie, Longstaff all start and Almiron on bench

2 years ago

The Newcastle team v Wolves has just been confirmed.

Newcastle looking to make it three wins from four Premier League games, after wins against Cardiff and Man City, before the single goal defeat to Spurs.

On Friday lunchtime, Rafa Benitez confirmed that only two players would definitely be unavailable, with Shelvey and Elliot not yet fully fit.

Miguel Almiron now has his work permit and has had five days of training so far with his new teammates.

Meanwhile, Yoshinori Muto is also available now after returning from the Asian Cup.

Ki Sung-yeung came home early from the Asian Cup with a hamstring injury but Rafa Benitez said he was now fit to be considered for selection tonight.

Whilst Paul Dummett, Karl Darlow and Mohamed Diame are also back in the squad.

No changes to the starting eleven.

Only two changes to the bench with Almiron and Diame in for Barreca and Clark.

This is who Rafa Benitez starts with:

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

The subs:

Woodman, Manquillo, Kenedy, Fernandez, Almiron, Joselu, Diame

You can compare to the collective fans choice of team HERE.


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