Confirmed Manchester City team v Newcastle – Silva, Sterling and De Bruyne all start
The Manchester City team v Newcastle has just been confirmed.
Manchester City kicking off their fourteenth Premier League match of the season on Saturday afternoon at 12.30pm.
Pep Guardiola hoping to bounce back from the poor Champions League draw in midweek.
Guardiola makes five changes to that side which drew with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Kyle Walker returns at right-back and centre-back John Stones return to the defence, as well as Benjamin Mendy.
David Silva and Riyad Mahrez are also back in the team.
The confirmed Manchester City team v Newcastle:
Ederson, Walker, Stones, Fernandinho, Mendy, Gundogan, Silva (C), Mahrez, De Bruyne, Sterling, Jesus
Bravo, Angelino, Rodrigo, Bernardo, Cancelo, Otamendi, Foden
No Aguero or Laporte but the quality there for all to see, including on the bench.
Manchester City need to win to close the gap to six points, ahead of Liverpool at home to Brighton at 3pm this afternoon.
Whilst he confirmed Newcastle team v Manchester City is:
Dubravka, Manquillo, Fernandez, Clark, Dummett, Willems, Almiron, Hayden, Shelvey, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton
Manquillo for the injured Yedlin the only change.
Darlow, Schar, Gayle, Krafth, Atsu, Matty Longstaff, Sean Longstaff
Sean Longstaff replacing the injured Carroll on the bench.
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