Confirmed Newcastle team v Sheffield United – Andy Carroll starts!
The Newcastle team v Sheffield United has just been confirmed.
Newcastle kicking off their fifteenth Premier League match of the season on Thursday night at 7.30pm.
Steve Bruce hoping to improve on a record of four defeats in the last five away matches.
Ahead of the match, the Newcastle United head coach said that as well as Jamaal Lascelles and Matt Ritchie missing through injury, they are going to give Florian Lejeune more time to get over his second serious injury in quick succession..
The confirmed Newcastle team v Sheffield United:
Dubravka, Manquillo, Fernandez, Clark, Dummett, Willems, Shelvey, Hayden, Almiron, Carroll, Saint-Maximin
The big surprise is Andy Carroll comes in for Joelinton.
This is the only change from the 2-2 draw with Manchester City and maybe a surprise there aren’t more changes, as Newcastle kick off against Southampton on Sunday within 65 hours of this game ending.
Darlow, Schar, Joelinton, Gayle, Krafth, Atsu, Sean Longstaff
On the bench, Matty Longstaff drops out to allow Joelinton to be named amongst the subs.
Compare this team to the one favoured by Newcastle fans HERE.
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