Fans choice of the Newcastle team v Brighton
We asked fans the question, which 11 players would you pick in your Newcastle team v Brighton?
We put together a list of the 22 players who looked as though they could potentially be selected for this game.
On Friday lunchtime, Rafa Benitez said that four players definitely missed out.
Long-term injured Florian Lejeune and Sean Longstaff joined by Miguel Almiron (hamstring) and Jamaal Lascelles (illness).
Newcastle fans going for a likely different starting eleven to Rafa Benitez
Jonjo Shelvey (66%) preferred to the likes of Ki (49%) and Diame (14%).
Whilst surely for the first time, Yedlin (41%) losing out to Manquillo (53%) in the voting.
Fernandez (92%) seen as an automatic choice to replace Lascelles, only 15% support for Ciaran Clark to get a start.
This is how the Newcastle team v Brighton looks according to the fans choice, with percentage votes for each player:
100% Salomon Rondon
99% Fabian Schar
98% Ayoze Perez
96% Paul Dummett
94% Matt Ritchie
93% Martin Dubravka
92% Federico Fernandez
86% Isaac Hayden
66% Jonjo Shelvey
60% Yoshinori Muto
53% Javier Manquillo
49% Ki Sung-yeung
41% DeAndre Yedlin
24% Christian Atsu
15% Ciaran Clark
14% Mohamed Diame
9% Antonio Barreca
4% Karl Darlow
3% Freddie Woodman
0% Rob Elliot
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