Ki Sung-yueng and DeAndre Yedlin recalled for Newcastle United's home game against Everton

Ki Sung-yueng returns for Newcastle United against Everton this afternoon.

Saturday, 9th March 2019, 1:01 pm
Updated Saturday, 9th March 2019, 1:08 pm
Miguel Almiron.
Miguel Almiron.

Rafa Benitez's are looking for a fifth successive home win the Premier League.

And Benitez, United's manager, has handed Ki his first start since December, when he went to the Asian Cup with South Korea.

Ki – who returned from the tournament with an injury –comes in for Sean Longstaff, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in last weekend's 2-0 defeat to West Ham United.

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DeAndre Yedlin also replaced Javier Manquillo in the starting XI, while Jonjo Shelvey is among the substitutes.

Newcastle are 14th in the Premier League table.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Dubravka; Yedlin, Schar, Lascelles, Lejeune, Ritchie; Perez, Hayden, Ki, Almiron; Rondon. Subs: Darlow, Manquillo, Dummett, Kenedy, Shelvey, Diame, Joselu.