Fans choice of Newcastle team v West Ham for today
We asked fans the question, which 11 players would you pick in your Newcastle team v West Ham?
We put together a list of the 23 players who looked as though they could potentially be selected for this game.
On Friday lunchtime, Rafa Benitez said that the only players out injured now are Ciaran Clark and Rob Elliot.
As well as those two, the Newcastle boss also revealed that Jonjo Shelvey had asked to play for the reserves at Fulham on Friday night, which means he definitely isn’t in the matchday 18 at the London Stadium.
You can most definitely say on this occasion, that Newcastle fans are certain as to who they’d like to be playing today.
Eight players receiving 92% support or more from the Newcastle fans who voted.
At the very top is Miguel Almiron with 99% of supporters thinking he should start against West Ham.
Closely follow by Schar (98%), Rondon (98%), Dubravka (97%), Longstaff (97%), Lejeune (96%), Ritchie (94%) and Lascelles (92%).
Making up the eleven are Hayden (83%), Perez (79%) and Yedlin (79%).
No doubt you will have realised this is the team that has featured in the recent run of form.
Manquillo came in for Yedlin on Tuesday but fans giving the USMNT international a big vote of confidence.
After Perez and Yedlin on 79% support, Manquillo with 16% is actually the next highest.
This is how the Newcastle team v West Ham looks according to the fans choice, with percentage votes for each player:
99% Miguel Almiron
98% Fabian Schar
98% Salomon Rondon
97% Martin Dubravka
97% Sean Longstaff
96% Florian Lejeune
94% Matt Ritchie
92% Jamaal Lascelles
83% Isaac Hayden
79% Ayoze Perez
79% DeAndre Yedlin
16% Javier Manquillo
13% Ki Sung-yeung
13% Paul Dummett
13% Federico Fernandez
10% Yoshinori Muto
8% Mohamed Diame
7% Antonio Barreca
3% Christian Atsu
2% Freddie Woodman
1% Karl Darlow
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