Newcastle will make the lengthy journey down to London on Saturday to face Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
The Magpies at present sit in 12th place within the Premier League, and are two factors off the highest half which, contemplating they have been solely promoted in the summertime, represents an excellent begin to the season for Rafa Benitez’s males.
Right here is how the Toon might line as much as face Chelsea on Saturday.
Karl Darlow has develop into the Toon’s primary and is ready for the function between the sticks on the weekend.
American DeAndre Yedlin has made ten appearances for the Toon this season, however has discovered his performances coming in for lots of criticism from followers of late.
Magpies captain Jamaal Lascellles is out by damage, so Cieran Clark and Florian Lejuene ought to proceed within the centre as they did on Tuesday night – with Chancel Mbemba rounding off the again 4.
Matt Richie has featured in all of Newcastle’s Premier League fixtures this season and can probably proceed on the proper. He shall be seemed upon to create the golden probabilities for Newcastle in a recreation through which they are going to discover probabilities onerous to return by.
Mikel Merino and Isaac Hayden have began to create a promising partnership within the midfield and are probably going to be given the duty of working the present from the centre.
Joselu has solely scored twice this season however will proceed within the ahead function for Newcastle forward of Dwight Gayle.
Ayoze Perez, a long-term servant for the membership has earned himself a beginning function this season beneath Rafa Benitez however has been unable to reward the boss having solely scored and created twice.