Here is the team Steve Bruce has named for this afternoon’s match at Manchester United. It has four changes from the draw against Southampton.
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— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) September 11, 2021
Bruce has made a few surprising changes in this one. Isaac Hayden returns to the side but it appears he will be on the right side of the back three. Javier Manquillo comes in at wing-back for Jacob Murphy.
Sean Longstaff retains his place in the midfield with Joelinton in for Callum Wilson. It appears that Paul Dummett is still injured, which I had missed. Joe White gets a place on the bench.
This is the team Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has picked for the hosts with Ronaldo in the starting eleven.
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— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
Newcastle will need to be at their very best to pick up anything today. The unspoken aim may be to keep the damage to a minimum.
However, the lads could be inspired with the eyes of the footballing world on this match. Let’s hope they can rise to the occasion at Old Trafford and spoil Ronaldo’s return.
Howay The Lads!