Ayoze Perez FINALLY gets a start for Newcastle – so too does Emmanuel Riviere

Ayoze Perez
Ayoze Perez

Ayoze Perez has been recalled by under-fire Steve McClaren.

The Newcastle United forward starts this afternoon's home game against Bournemouth (3pm kick-off).

Striker Emmanuel Riviere has also been handed a start for the relegation-threatened club.

Yoan Gouffran and Aleksandar Mitrovic drop down to the bench.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Elliot; Janmaat, Taylor, Lascelles, Dummett; Colback, Shelvey; Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Perez; Riviere. Subs: Darlow, Anita, Saivet, Gouffran, Aarons, Mitrovic, Doumbia.

BOURNEMOUTH: Boruc; Smith, Francis, Cook, Daniels; Ritchie, Gosling, Surman, Gradel; King, Afobe.