Sun 10 Dec 2023, 15:40 by Ash Harrison

Eddie Howe names unchanged lineup again as Newcastle face Tottenham but the bench has options

Eddie Howe names unchanged lineup again as Newcastle face Tottenham but the bench has options
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Newcastle United are about to face Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.

Eddie Howe has, rather unsurprisingly, named an unchanged side yet again as his options are extremely limited.

However, for the first time in several games, Howe has options on the bench with Sean Longstaff and Callum Wilson both back in contention.

We expect to see Longstaff get some minutes under his belt today

Sean Longstaff is very likely to feature at some point today but Howe may be a bit more cautious with Callum Wilson.

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Finally we have a stronger bench

Alexander Isak has looked to be struggling a bit lately, though, so having Wilson breathing down his neck once again could be the kick up the behind he needs.

Meanwhile, Son Heung-min has shaken off the knock that saw him withdrawn early on Thursday and starts for Spurs with Richarlison leading the line for Ange Postecoglu's side,

Newcastle have a good record against Spurs

Both sides are desperate for a win after facing defeats midweek. Newcastle's away form has been awful this season with the 8-0 battering of Sheffield United our only away win.

Spurs haven't won in five games and will be looking to bounce back.

This is a tense one, but the Magpies have a good record against Spurs both home and away and Joelinton absolutely loves scoring against them so we've got that going for us.

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