Confirmed NUFC team vs West Ham – Three changes and no Allan Saint-Maximin

Following a 1-0 win over Aston Villa last weekend, we take on West Ham at the London Stadium today in search of a fourth straight win.

The team news has arrived ahead of the 12.30pm kick off, seeing us line up as follows:

STARTING 11: Dubravka – Krafth, Schar, Burn, Targett – Shelvey, Willock, Joelinton – Fraser, Wood, Murphy.

SUBS: Darlow, Dummett, Lascelles, Fernandez, De Bolle, Almiron, Longstaff, Bruno G, Gayle

So, Eddie Howe has made thee changes, with Emil Krafth, Matt Targett and Jacob Murphy replacing injured trio Kieran Trippier, Javier Manquillo and Allan Saint-Maximin.

It emerged this morning that the Frenchman had not travelled with the squad and could now me missing for ‘2-3 weeks’ with a suspected calf injury.

Elsewhere, Federico Fernandez has returned to the squad, however Callum Wilson and Matt Ritchie remain missing from Howe’s matchday squad.

Here’s the Hammers side David Moyes has gone with, seeing Zouma return to the starting 11 and Coufal and Lanzini replaced by Fredericks and Benrahma.

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!

One thought on “Confirmed NUFC team vs West Ham – Three changes and no Allan Saint-Maximin

  1. Quite interesting, just noticed 7 starters are British and another 5 on the bench plus the manager – surely can’t be the premier league what?

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