Is This Newcastle’s Best Side To Face Tottenham?

We would be very surprised if Steve McClaren changes the team he fields at White Hart Lane from the one who did so well to beat Liverpool 2-0 last Sunday at St. James’ Park.

But he may be tempted to make one or two changes to the side.

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Ayoze Perez – could start on the bench again

Last week the one change to the side that had been hammered 5-1 at Selhurst Park was Siem de Jong coming in for 22 year-old Ayoze Perez and Siem is expected to retain his starting position at White Hart Lane as he tries to improve his sharpness.

The combination of Papiss Cisse and Siem de Jong up front worked quire well and their experience seemed to make a difference.

So we do expect the two up front to hold onto their places with Perez and Mitrovic again starting on the bench.

One change we would like to see is Kevin Mbabu coming in at left back for Paul Dummett.

Paul had a decent enough game last Sunday after a shaky start but Kevin definitely needs to be given another chance at either full-back position after his great performance against Chelsea.

Cheick Tiote and Rolando Aarons will return to training next week but are not fit for his game but Jamaal Lascelles is fit again after his slight hamstring strain and will be on the bench on Sunday.

So this is likely to be the side that starts tomorrow – and let’s hope we can get something out of this game.

Janmaat Mbemba Coloccini (c) Dummett
Sissoko Anita Colback Wijnaldum
de Jong
Subs: Darlow Mbabu Lascelles Gouffran Thauvin Perez Mitrovic

That’s quite a strong bench.

What would your team be for tomorrow?

A win would be fantastic.

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