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Newcastle United Vs Tottenham Hotspur : Match Preview And Team News

Newcastle United Vs Tottenham Hotspur : Match Preview And Team News

The newly promoted Newcastle start their Premier League Campaign With A tough opponent Tottenham Hotspur, a side which has finished the Premier League runners up for two seasons straight.

Rafael Benitez will have to keep his positives intact despite transfer failures in the summer window, as he hopes to take at least a point from his big opponent in the opening Premier League fixture.

On the other hand, the at St James' Park visitors Tottenham Hotspur will be hoping to start their campaign with a positive win, having finished second for the past two seasons, they will love to make a better title challenge than last season.

Pochettino's side are the only side without a signing this summer, making only one sale Kyle Walker to Manchester City and have the most loyal of players, with only one complain from Rose who also apologized for his complaint.

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Tottenham Hotspur

Pochettino has one serious injury issues, Kieran Trippier who really has non around to replace him. The remaining injury concerns include Erik Lamela (hips), Georges-Kevin Nkoudou (foot), Rose (knee).

Harry Kane will start up top. Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen will play just behind.
Ben Davies will be on the left flank. Jan Vertonghen , Toby Alderweireld , and Eric Dier will find themselves up in the remaining part if the field.


Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez

"When I decided to stay, it was because I wanted to go back to the Premier League with this massive club.

"Still the transfer window is open, and I think that we can bring maybe some players in, and we have to move some players out.

"I think that Pochettino is a great manager and they have the same team that was finishing second and third in the last two seasons, so they have a very good team."

Mauricio Pochettino on Danny Rose

"Sometime as a player you are frustrated for different reasons. But the players are calm and the club is calm. I forgive him.

"It was his opinion and then he understood that maybe he needed to apologise to us, and that is very good for him and the club. For me it's not a big issue. Now we move on."
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