This is how Newcastle United could line up against West Ham - based on pre-season minutes. (Photo by Charlotte Tattersall/Getty Images)

How Newcastle United could line up against West Ham - based on minutes played in pre-season

Newcastle United’s pre-season friendlies have now concluded with a 3-0 victory over Norwich City rounding off an indifferent off-season.

With the opening game against West Ham just around the corner, Steve Bruce will now turn his attention to selecting a team he believes will get the Magpies off to a winning start.

Here’s how United will line up against the Hammers at St James’s Park on Sunday – based on how many minutes each player played in pre-season.

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