Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)
Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey. (Photo by Gualter Fatia/Getty Images) | Getty Images

10 players are absent from Newcastle United’s opener with Nottingham Forest - here’s why

Eddie Howe has named his Newcastle United matchday squad against Nottingham Forest - and there are a number of players missing.

Whether that’s through injury or just not being selected, 10 players do not feature in the matchday squad versus Forest.

Here, NewcastleWorld takes you through the absent players - and explains why they’re missing:

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