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Confirmed Newcastle United team v Manchester United – Almiron, ASM, Joelinton all start

1 week ago

The Newcastle United team v Manchester United has just been confirmed.

Newcastle kicking off their match at Old Trafford at 3pm.

Steve Bruce and his team needing to bounce back from starting the season with three straight defeats and a fortunate draw.

Ahead of today’s match, Steve Bruce gave an update on the injury and fitness / availability front on Friday.

Martin Dubravka, Jonjo Shelvey and Callum Wilson are out for the foreseeable future.

Ryan Fraser has an ankle injury but Steve Bruce has said it doesn’t look serious and whilst missing Man Utd, should be back soon.

Paul Dummett was missing from the club’s official training images this week and looks still to be unavailable.

Karl Darlow is back in full training and the Head Coach said he could be in contention possibly today.

The big positive news was Paraguay now allowing Miguel Almiron to play against Man Utd.

The confirmed Newcastle United team v Manchester United:

Newcastle United:

Woodman, Manquillo, Hayden, Lascelles, Clark, Ritchie, Sean Longstaff, Almiron, Willock, Saint-Maximin, Joelinton


Manquillo, Hayden, Clark, Joelinton


Murphy, Schar, Fernandez, Wilson

So in total, four changes to the team that started against Southampton.


Darlow, Schar, Lewis, Hendrick, Krafth, Fernandez, Murphy, White, Gayle

You can compare Steve Bruce’s selection to this predicted Newcastle United team v Manchester United that we featured HERE.


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