Jeff Hendrick's Newcastle United recall has certainly got the Magpies faithful talking ahead of Leeds United clash

Steve Bruce said he’d make changes, and he was true to his word switching the Newcastle United system and personnel at Elland Road.

Wednesday, 16th December 2020, 5:15 pm
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Jeff Hendrick smiles during a Newcastle United Training Session at the Newcastle United Training Centre on December 14, 2020 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

But the change that seems to have pulled the biggest reaction from fans is to recall Republic of Ireland midfielder Jeff Hendrick.

Here’s what #NUFC on Twitter had to say about the news…

@Gibbo2910 – “5 at the back and barely any pace going forward. What a depressing team.”

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@Carl_TftG – “The only real problem I have with this is...why is he risking hayden?! After the couple of weeks he’s had, he’s gonna be a guaranteed sub, give the lad a rest.”

@RasoXoshnaw – “A back 5 against Leeds? Hendrick startin? Almiron on the bench? Bruce is clueless.”

@DANGERUS_DAVEY – “Hendrick, it’s like playing with 10 men.”

@LiamNUFC98 – “Jeff Hendrick are you serious?”

@ShaddersNUFC – “Going defensive against a newly promoted Leeds....”

@davidpick1987 – “Strong bench. I don’t mind this game plan, if they score early it’ll be a long night.”