Islam Slimani handed his first Newcastle start
Islam Slimani will start against Everton tonight.
The Newcastle United striker, signed on loan from Leicester City, is in Rafa Benitez's starting XI at Goodison Park (8pm kick-off).
Slimani has replaced Dwight Gayle, named among the substitutes, in Benitez's team.
United are looking for a fifth successive Premier League win.
Newcastle are 10th in the table and a point behind ninth-placed Everton.
The club needs a point to mathematically secure its top-flight status for another season.
NEWCASTLE UNITED: stle team: Dubravka; Yedlin, Lascelles, Lejeune, Dummett; Diame, Shelvey; Ritchie, Perez, Kenedy; Slimani. Subs: Darlow, Clark, Manquillo, Hayden, Merino, Murphy, Gayle.
EVERTON: Pickford, Coleman, Jagielka, Keane, Baines, Gueye, Schneiderlin, Walcott, Rooney, Bolasie, Tosun. Subs: Robles, Martina, Niasse, Funes Mori, Davies, Calvert-Lewin, Baningime.