Daryl Janmaat and Steven Taylor return to Newcastle starting XI '“ for farewell appearances?

Daryl Janmaat has been named in Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United starting XI for this afternoon's game against Tottenham Hotspur.
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Janmaat, linked with a summer move to Juventus, replaces the injured Vurnon Anita in Benitez's relegated team for the final Premier League game of a troubled season at St James's Park (3pm kick-off).

Steven Taylor, out of contract at the end of the campaign, is also recalled to the side for what could be a farewell appearance with Jamaal Lascelles unwell.

Aleksandar Mitrovic starts up front in a third change.

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NEWCASTLE UNITED: Darlow; Janmaat, Taylor, Mbemba, Dummett; Colback, Tiote; Townsend, Sissoko, Wijnaldum; Mitrovic. Subs: Woodman, Sterry, Shelvey, Aarons, de Jong, Perez, Cisse.

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR: Lloris; Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Mason; Lamela, Eriksen, Son; Kane. Subs: Vorm, Rose, Wimmer, Carroll, Chadli, Onomah, Clinton.

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