How would Newcastle United's team look based on minutes played this season? (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)

How the Newcastle United starting XI looks based on minutes played so far this season

How would a Newcastle United starting XI look if it was picked on minutes played so far this campaign?

Up next for Newcastle United is clash against Chelsea. This game will be their 10th league game of the season, meaning we are one-quarter of the way through the campaign.

Newcastle have struggled for consistency both on and off the field so far this campaign with great upheaval at all levels of the club.

Steve Bruce has departed and interim manager Graeme Jones is now in charge of the team – whilst in the background, the new owners continue their search for a manager and a Director of Football.

Whilst all this is happening, Newcastle still search for their first win of the season as Jones looks for the right formula to secure their first three points.

Here, we have taken a look at how Newcastle would line-up if the players were selected based on the amount of minutes they have played so far this season:

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