Newcastle United 2022/23: New squad numbers revealed, what numbers did Nick Pope and Sven Botman receive?
Bruno Guimarães may opt for the number 39 again.
Summer signings Nick Pope, Sven Botman and Matt Targett have been allocated the number they will wear when playing for Newcastle in their first full season with the Magpies.
There have also been some changes among the squad number allocations with Kieran Trippier changing from the number 15 which he wore last season.
So, what are the latest squad numbers for Newcastle United?
Here’s the confirmed numbers for the team in the upcoming season.
When does the Premier League start?
The Premier League is scheduled to start a week before the usual time it would kick off. This is due to the long mid-season break to accommodate for the World Cup in Qatar throughout November and December.
The Premier League will start on 5 August 2022 when Arsenal face off against Crystal Palace.
What are the squad numbers for Newcastle for the upcoming season?
- Martin Dúbravka - 1
- Kieran Trippier - 2
- Paul Dummett - 3
- Sven Botman - 4
- Fabian Schär - 5
- Jamaal Lascelles - 6
- Joelinton - 7
- Jonjo Shelvey - 8
- Callum Wilson - 9
- Allan Saint-Maximin - 10
- Matt Richie - 11
- Jamal Lewis - 12
- Matt Targett - 13
- Emil Krafth - 17
- Federico Fernández - 18
- Javier Manquillo - 19
- Chris Wood - 20
- Ryan Fraser - 21
- Nick Pope - 22
- Jacob Murphy - 23
- Miguel Almirón - 24
- Karl Darlow - 26
- Matty Longstaff - 27
- Joe Willock - 28
- Mark Gillespie - 29
- Kell Watts - 31
- Elliot Anderson - 32
- Dan Burn - 33
- Sean Longstaff - 36
- Bruno Guimarães - 39
Why does Bruno Guimarães wear the number 39?
Bruno Guimarães has worn the number 39 throughout a good chunk of his career.
He first wore the number during his time with Lyon and continues to wear it throughout his career at Newcastle.
The midfielder wears the number 39 as a tribute to his father. The reason being that the player’s dad is a taxi driver in Brazil, and the cab number he drives is number 39.
Who do Newcastle face first in the Premier League?
Newcastle will kick off their 2022/23 season as they face off against Nottingham Forest on Saturday 6 August 2022 at St. James’ Park.
Forest will be riding on a high of their promotion from the Championship league, and making it to the Premier League after a 23 year long battle.
What are the expectations for Newcastle United for the 2022/23 season?
Since getting rid of Mike Ashley, and having the new ownership of the team come to fruition Newcastle United has spent a lot of money bringing in exciting new players like Sven Botman.
The expectation for this season will be to, at least, improve on their 11th place finish in the premier league last year. Newcastle fans will be hoping for a much better season, and a potential good cup run.