Newcastle predicted lineup vs Man Utd - Premier League

  • Newcastle back on Premier League duty on Saturday night when they host Man Utd
  • Eddie Howe's depleted squad were denied famous PSG win by a late Kylian Mbappe penalty
  • Stars like Sven Botman, Harvey Barnes and Sandro Tonali still out of action

Newcastle were pegged back late on in midweek
Newcastle were pegged back late on in midweek / James Gill - Danehouse/GettyImages

Newcastle must shake off the injustice of a controversial late penalty in the Champions League when they return to domestic matters against Manchester United on Saturday night.

The injury-stricken Magpies took the lead against Paris Saint-Germain through Alexander Isak and only lost their advantage when Tino Livramento was cruelly penalised for handball, allowing Kylian Mbappe to convert from the spot.

Manager Eddie Howe didn't make any substitutions during the draw in France, such is the state of his squad, and he won't have many players returning to fitness to bolster his playing options.

Here's the side the former Bournemouth boss is likely to deploy.

Newcastle predicted lineup vs Manchester United (4-3-3)

Alexander Isak
Isak takes off after scoring against Paris Saint-Germain / Sebastian Frej/MB Media/GettyImages

GK: Nick Pope - Made one spectacular save to prevent Bradley Barcola from equalising for PSG but was powerless to stop Mbappe slamming in his penalty.

RB: Kieran Trippier - Was seen engaging in a war of words with Mbappe on Tuesday night but later asserted: "Whatever happens on the pitch, stays on the pitch."

CB: Jamaal Lascelles - Newcastle's injury woes - especially in defence with Dan Burn and Sven Botman out - have opened the door for club captain Lascelles to prove his worth at St James' Park.

CB: Fabian Schar - Has just taken up a director role at boyhood club FC Wil and still waiting for a contract extension to be sorted, with his current deal expiring in the summer.

LB: Tino Livramento - Very much the victim of the piece in Paris. Could do next to nothing to avoid arm contact with the ball but shouldn't be stripped of his first-team place by Howe.

CM: Lewis Miley - L'Equipe's player ratings decided a 4/10 summed up 17-year-old Miley's performance at Parc des Princes. Their infamous system definitely got that one wrong.

CM: Bruno Guimaraes - Showed his defensive nous with three interceptions and four tackles during the 1-1 draw.

CM: Joelinton - Bagged his first goal of the season in the 4-1 Chelsea win and has picked up bookings in Newcastle's last two games.

RW: Miguel Almiron - His relentless pressing helped Newcastle unsettle PSG, making a game-high seven tackles.

ST: Alexander Isak - Has added some required bite and sharpness to the Magpies' forward line since returning from injury.

LW: Anthony Gordon - Has stood up with a number of senior stars absent and contributed. Will be eyeing up a big end to the season to attempt to break into the England squad in time for Euro 2024.