Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe and striker Callum Wilson. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe and striker Callum Wilson. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe and striker Callum Wilson. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Newcastle United’s predicted starting XI v Sheffield United as £105m duo rested - gallery

Newcastle United’s predicted starting XI versus Sheffield United this afternoon (kick-off 2pm).

Newcastle United return to Premier League action after their Champions League pilgrimage to AC Milan in midweek.

Having gone up against one of Europe’s most successful clubs in one of the world’s most iconic stadiums, the Magpies must quickly re-focus on the league as they face newly-promoted Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

And it’s an opportunity for Eddie Howe’s side to claim back-to-back league wins. Callum Wilson’s winner from the penalty spot against Brentford last weekend ended a run of three straight defeats. The aim now for Newcastle is to march up the table.

The Blades are still awaiting their first Premier League victory of the season. They led 1-0 against Tottenham Hotspur last Saturday but conceded two goals during injury time.

Here’s how Newcastle are predicted to line-up:

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And it’s an opportunity for Eddie Howe’s side to claim back-to-back league wins. Callum Wilson’s winner from the penalty spot against Brentford last weekend ended a run of three straight defeats. The aim now for Newcastle is to march up the table.

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