Confirmed Newcastle team v Chelsea – Joelinton, Almiron, Longstaff and Longstaff all start
The Newcastle team v Chelsea has just been confirmed.
Newcastle kicking off their ninth Premier League match of the season on Saturday afternoon at 3pm.
Steve Bruce hoping to get consecutive wins for the first time this season.
Ahead of the match, the Newcastle United head coach said that he was close to having a full first team squad to choose from.
The only two players definitely ruled out of today’s game through injury and/or lack of fitness, were Florian Lejeune and Matt Ritchie.
Isaac Hayden the only other player definitely not involved at Stamford Bridge as he serves the second game of a three match ban, following the red card at Leicester.
The confirmed Newcastle team v Chelsea:
Dubravka, Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles, Clark, Willems, M Longstaff, S Longstaff, Saint-Maximin, Almiron, Joelinton
Steve Bruce sticking to the same eleven who started in the win over Man Utd.
Darlow, Krafth, Dummett, Shelvey, Atsu, Gayle, Carroll
The NUFC Head Coach also sticking with the same bench.
Kepa, Azpilicueta, Tomori, Zouma, Alonso, Jorginho, Willian, Barkley, Mount, Hudson-Odoi, Abraham
Compare this team to the one favoured by Newcastle fans HERE.
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