Team news: Four changes for Newcastle's City test

First published in Sport The Northern Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Football/Golf Writer

HATEM BEN ARFA and Papiss Cisse drop back down to the bench for Newcastle United as manager Alan Pardew mixes things up for this afternoon's visit of Manchester City.

Ben Arfa and Cisse are two of four changes to the Magpies side which lost out to Cardiff City in the FA Cup last weekend as Pardew aims to prevent a fourth straight defeat.

NEWCASTLE UNITED (4-2-3-1): Krul; Yanga-Mbiwa, Williamson, S Taylor, Santon; Anita, Tiote; Sissoko, Cabaye, Gouffran; Remy. Subs: Elliot (gk), Cisse, Ben Arfa, Gosling, Haidara, Marveaux, Sa Ameobi.

 MANCHESTER CITY (4-2-3-1): Hart; Zabaleta, Demichelis, Kompany, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Toure; Silva, Negredo, Nasri; Dzeko. Subs: Pantilimon, Richards, Lescott, Milner, Garcia, Jesus Navas, Clichy.

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree