TEAM NEWS – Benitez makes THREE big changes to the NUFC team to play Chelsea today

The teams are out for today’s 12.30pm kick off at Stamford Bridge and Rafa Benitez has made THREE interesting changes from the side that drew 2-2 with West Brom on Tuesday night:

OUT – Joselu, Hayden, Yedlin

IN – Gayle, Diame, Manquillo

Here’s the full team we’ll see line-up at Chelsea.

NUFC XI – (4-2-3-1) – Darlow – Manquillo, Lejeune, Clark, Mbemba – Diame, Merino – Ritchie, Perez, Murphy – Gayle.  (Subs: Elliot, Yedlin, Hayden, Shelvey, Aarons, Joselu, Mitrovic)

  • Joselu dropped – Gayle up top
  • Yedlin dropped – Manquillo at RB
  • Hayden on bench – Diame starts alongside Merino
  •  Mitrovic, Shelvey & Aarons on the bench
  • Mbemba and Darlow keep their place in team

Chelsea XI (3-5-2-): Courtois – Azpilicueta, Christensen, Rudiger – Moses, Kante, Drinkwater, Fabregas, Alonso – Hazard, Morata

Thoughts??

HWTL!

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About Olly Hawkins

Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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