John Carver makes SEVEN Newcastle changes for Leicester cup tie

CALL ... John Carver.
CALL ... John Carver.

JOHN Carver has made SEVEN changes for Newcastle United’s FA Cup tie against Leicester City this afternoon.

Davide Santon, Mike Williamson, Massadio Haidara, Vurnon Anita, Haris Vuckic, Adam Armstrong and Remy Cabella will all start at the King Power Stadium (3pm kick-off).

Moussa Sissoko and Jack Colback have hamstring injuries, though the latter travelled with his team-mates to Leicester, while Daryl Janmaat (groin) and Fabricio Coloccini (glutes) are also sidelined.

Untried teenagers Callum Roberts and Alex Gilliead are among the substitutes.

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NEWCASTLE UNITED: Alnwick; Santon, Williamson, Dummett, Haidara; Anita, Tiote, Vuckic; Armstrong, Riviere, Cabella. Subs: Woodman, Satka, Bigirimana, Roberts, Gouffran, Gilliead, Campbell.

Leicester CITY: Hamer, De Laet, Morgan, Moore, Konchesky, Cambiasso, James, Knockaert, Nugent Lawrence, Ulloa. Subs: Smith, Vardy, Albrighton, Simpson, Taylor-Fletcher, Mahrez, Wood.