Ciaran Clark will skipper injury-hit Newcastle at Turf Moor

Ciaran Clark will captain Newcastle United at Turf Moor tonight after being recalled to Rafa Benitez's starting XI.

Monday, 26th November 2018, 6:05 pm
Updated Monday, 26th November 2018, 6:40 pm
Ki Sung-yueng.

Benitez's side take on Burnley looking to record a third successive Premier League victory.

Clark replaces the injured Paul Dummett at left-back.


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United manager Benitez is again without captain Jamaal Lascelles, while fit-again midfielder Jonjo Shelvey is on the bench.

Newcastle are 15th in the Premier League and a point above the relegation zone.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Dubravka; Yedlin, Fernandez, Schar, Clark; Ki, Diame; Ritchie, Perez, Kenedy; Rondon. Subs: Woodman, Murphy, Shelvey, Hayden, Manquillo, Joselu, Atsu.

BURNLEY: Hart, Lowton, Taylor, Cork, Mee, Vokes, Wood, Brady, Defour, Lennon, Long. Subs: Heaton, Barnes, Hendrick, Gibson, Westwood, Bardsley, Vydra.