We asked fans the question, which 11 players would you pick in your Newcastle team v Bournemouth?

We put together a list of the 21 players who could potentially be selected for this 3pm Saturday afternoon kick-off.

The choice of the starting eleven was overwhelming, with very few supporters doubting what side should start the game.

Any significant competition for places in the team smashed by injuries to Muto, Shelvey and Lascelles, plus Lejeune who is long-term injured.

A massive nine Newcastle players getting at least 93% of Newcastle fans selecting them.

These were Kenedy (100%), Dubravka (99%), Schar (98%), Rondon (97%), Ki (96%), Yedlin (95%), Dummett (97%), Fernandez (93%) and Ritchie (93%).

Then even the other two selections had over three quarters of supporters picking them, Perez (82%) and Diame (76%).

The next highest contender was Sean Longstaff (22%) who hasn’t even made his Premier League debut yet.

Newcastle United”s squad strength looking wafer thin.

This is how the team would look based on the Newcastle fan votes (percentage support for all players below):

newcastle team v bournemouth

Here is the percentage (rounded up or down to nearest whole number) support for each Newcastle player from the thousands of votes cast:

100% Kenedy

99% Martin Dubravka

98% Fabian Schar

97% Paul Dummett

97% Salomon Rondon

96% Ki Sung-yeung

95% DeAndre Yedlin

93% Matt Ritchie

93% Federico Fernandez

82% Ayoze Perez

76% Mohamed Diame

22% Sean Longstaff

20% Jacob Murphy

11% Ciaran Clark

8% Christian Atsu

7% Joselu

5% Isaac Hayden

4% Javier Manquillo

3% Achraf Lazaar

2% Karl Darlow

0% Rob Elliot



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Graham Porter