Sean Longstaff and Josef Yarney handed Newcastle starts at Hull

Rafa Benitez has named his starting XI for tonight's game against Hull City.

Rafa Benitez.
Rafa Benitez.

Newcastle United take on the Championship club at the KCOM Stadium (7.45pm kick-off).

And Benitez has handed starts to young players Sean Longstaff and Josef Yarney, while Ki Sung-yueng, signed as a free agent this summer, is on the bench.

Isaac Hayden is also among the substitutes, having missed last week's 2-0 win over Dublin side St Patrick's Athletic.


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Longstaff and Christian Atsu netted for United at Richmond Park.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Darlow; Yedlin, Lascelles, Yarney, Roberts; Shelvey, Diame; Murphy, Longstaff, Ritchie; Joselu. Subs: Dubravka, Woodman, Sterry, Manquillo, Clark, Hayden, Ki, Aarons, Fernandez, Perez.

Rafa Benitez.