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Saint-Maximin and Yedlin set to play v Man United

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Newcastle duo Allan Saint-Maximin and are both set to feature against on Sunday, according to journalist Craig Hope.

The Daily Mail reporter revealed the news on his personal Twitter account on Sunday, claiming that two men who have played a combined 73 minutes this will play against the Red Devils.

Both men have missed time through but are clearly now fit enough to play some part at St James’ Park.

“Also looks like Saint-Maximin & Yedlin set to play. Bruce has to try something different to be fair,” he wrote.

OPINION

There’s no doubt that, as Hope says,  needs to try something different on Sunday. Whatever he did against last weekend, particularly going for a back four, didn’t work, and so he needs to come out and take a few risks against an equally deflated team in United. Clearly is struggling to get going on Tyneside since his summer move from French side Amiens, while Javier Manquillo doesn’t appear to have the full trust of Bruce. With that said, it’s easy to see a situation where Yedlin starts on Sunday. Meanwhile, Saint-Maximin is someone who Bruce has repeatedly referred to as being capable of providing the attacking spark that have missed this season, so it’s perfectly reasonable to expect him to start at St James’ as well. Again, Bruce needs to take a few risks, and so he might as well roll the dice with these two players.

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