Newcastle's Aleksandar Mitrovic DROPPED against Everton, Andros Townsend starts
The winger, signed for Â£12million from Tottenham Hotspur last week, has been handed a start against Everton (7.45pm kick-off).
New signing Seydou Doumbia is on the bench along with Aleksandar Mitrovic, who has been dropped by United head coach Steve McClaren.
Relegation-threatened Newcastle are 18th in the Premier League and two points adrift of safety.
NEWCASTLE UNITED: Elliot; Janmaat, Coloccini, Mbemba, Dummett; Sissoko, Saivet, Shelvey, Townsend; Wijnaldum, Perez. Subs: Darlow, Gouffran, Lascelles, Aarons, Taylor, Doumbia, Mitrovic.
EVERTON: Joel, Oviedo, Funes Mori, Jagielka, Coleman, McCarthy, Barry, Cleverley, Lennon, Barkley, Lukaku. Subs: Stanek, Baines, Gibson, Kone, Deulofeu, Osman, Pienaar.