However, neither Longstaff, nor his elder brother Sean, are on the bench at St James’s Park.
The 20-year-old hasn’t featured since last month’s Premier League defeat to Arsenal.
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Sean, meanwhile, hasn’t played since the club’s loss to Sheffield United, and Bruce yesterday said the 23-year-old needed to “roll his sleeves up”.