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Alan Shearer Premier League team of week includes 2 former Newcastle United players

2 weeks ago
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Alan Shearer has picked his team of the week.

The 11 players who most impressed him in the Premier League this past weekend.

The Magpies legend including two former Newcastle United players.

They both featured for Norwich City as the Canaries picked up their first point and clean sheet at Burnley.

One-time NUFC keeper Tim Krul and central defender Grant Hanley starring for Norwich City.

That clean sheet means that now Newcastle United are joint top when it comes to conceding goals this season, a massive 16 goals in only seven games, the same as the Canaries.

There is also one player in the Alan Shearer team of the week who played at Molineux on Saturday.

However, predictably it is not a Newcastle United player, instead Hwang Hee-Chan is chose by Shearer, after two very smart finishes for Wolves, though poor defending by NUFC.

The Alan Shearer Premier League Team (and Manager) of the Week choices:

Krul (Norwich)

Azpilicueta (Chelsea)

Llorente (Leeds)

Hanley (Norwich)

Cucurella (Brighton)

Doucoure (Everton)

Bernardo Silva (Man City)

Foden (Man City)

Salah (Liverpool)

Hwang (Wolves)

Sn (Tottenham)

Manager of the week:

Thomas Tuchel (Chelsea)

Stats from BBC Sport:

Wolves 2 Newcastle 1 – Saturday 2 October 3pm

Goals:

Wolves

Hwang Hee-Chan 20, 58

Newcastle:

Hendrick 41

(In brackets the first half stats)

Possession was Wolves 52% (56%) Newcastle 48% (44%)

Total shots were Wolves 7 (5)  Newcastle 8 (2)

Shots on target were Wolves 3 (2) Newcastle 2 (1)

Corners were Wolves 5 (0) Newcastle 4 (2)

Referee: Graham Scott

Newcastle United:

Darlow, Manquillo (Murphy 70), Fernandez, Clark, Ritchie, Sean Longstaff, Hayden, Almiron (Gayle 77), Willock (Hendrick 36), Saint-Maximin, Joelinton

Unused Subs:

Gillespie, Schar, Lewis, Krafth, Fraser, Anderson

(‘Unbelievable Jeff’ – What a week topped off by Wolves 2 Newcastle 1…Read HERE)

(Gary Lineker and Ian Wright speak the truth on Steve Bruce shambles – Read HERE)

(Steve Bruce shameless as usual with comments after losing at Wolves – Read HERE)

Steve Bruce has to go now – This clown is taking Newcastle United down – read HERE)

(Wolves 2 Newcastle 1 – Instant NUFC fan/writer reaction to Saturday’s defeat – Read HERE)

(Steve Bruce takes Newcastle United into relegation zone with clueless defeat at Wolves – Read HERE)

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