Who should start up front for Newcastle United at Chelsea? Our writers have their say

Joselu, Aleksandar Mitrovic or Dwight Gayle?

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 4:24 pm
Updated Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 11:49 am
Aleksandar Mitrovic

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez has a decision to make on who he starts up front against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

While summer signing Joselu has struggled to recapture his form of his opening few weeks in black and white, Gayle has shown in flashes in recent weeks that he is close to emulating his goal-laden displays of last season.

Aleksandar Mitrovic

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

All the while Aleksandar Mitrovic, a guaranteed starter for his country, has barely been able to get a look in for the Magpies in the Premier League.

Is it time for the Serbian frontman to get a run in the team? Our writers Miles Starforth and Liam Kennedy have their say on the issue above...

Striker Statistics

Joselu

Aleksandar Mitrovic

Appearances: 14

Starts: 12

Goals: 2

Aleksandar Mitrovic

Appearances: 6

Starts: 1

Goals: 2

Dwight Gayle

Appearances: 11

Starts: 5

Goals: 1