Newcastle vs Swansea: Team news, kick-off time and stats


Ahead of the Premier League‘s weekend action, Sportsmail will be providing you with team news, betting odds and Opta stats. Here is all you need to know as Newcastle host Swansea.

Swansea loanee Renato Sanches (hamstring) is a doubt for the trip to Newcastle 

Swansea loanee Renato Sanches (hamstring) is a doubt for the trip to Newcastle 

Swansea loanee Renato Sanches (hamstring) is a doubt for the trip to Newcastle 

Newcastle vs Swansea (St James’s Park)

Team news

Newcastle

Goalkeeper Rob Elliot could return to the Newcastle team for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Swansea after shaking off a thigh injury.

Elliot sat out last weekend’s FA Cup third-round victory over Luton, as did defender Chancel Mbemba (knee), but both could be included in the squad for the Swans’ visit to St James’ Park.

However, manager Rafael Benitez will still be without striker Aleksandar Mitrovic (back), who is closing in on a return, and defenders Florian Lejeune (foot) and Jesus Gamez (ankle).

Provisional squad: Elliot, Darlow, Woodman,Yedlin, Manquillo, Dummett, Haidara, Lascelles, Clark, Mbemba, Merino, Hayden, Shelvey, Saivet,…



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