'Interesting!': Newcastle United fans react to Rafa Benitez's bold selection call at Fulham

Rafa Benitez has named his Newcastle United side to take on Fulham - and supporters have been quick to react.

The Newcastle boss has named a strong side for the trip to London - although the biggest talking point comes from Isaac Hayden, who looks set to start at right-back in a bold call.

Rafa Benitez has named his Newcastle side to face Fulham

Rafa Benitez has named his Newcastle side to face Fulham

That means Jonjo Shelvey and Mo Diame start in midfield, with Ki Sung-yeung injured.

Here's what supporters were saying about the side on social media:

@Adrian____29 said: "Hayden right-back? Okay"

@DPFinn99 added: "Should of put Sorensen on bench"

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@MagpieSlug posted: "Good to see Cass and Watts on the bench. They deserve it after good seasons."

@bethmann99 commented: "Nice to see Watts and Cass on the bench!! Hope this isn’t the last time we’ll see Rafa and Rondon with the Toon!! Let’s finish strong lads!!"

@Andy_Newc posted: "Why are we playing a strong side!"

@WorAlmiron24 simply said: "Interesting"

@LiamWatson11 added: "Strong team today! A comfortable 3-0 win I hope! Cmon the toon"