SHANGHAI, CHINA - JULY 20: Newcastle United Head Coach Steve Bruce reacts during Newcastle United v West Ham United - Premier League Asia Trophy: 3rd/4th Playoff on July 20, 2019 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by Fred Lee/Getty Images for Premier League)

Miles Starforth's player ratings: Who impressed Steve Bruce in Newcastle United's win over West Ham?

With Steve Bruce watching on from the stands Newcastle United recorded their first win of pre-season – a 1-0 victory over West Ham courtesy of Yoshinori Muto's first-half goal.

Saturday, 20th July 2019, 1:34 pm

But how did each player rate? Our man Miles Starforth has given his man-by-man ratings from Shanghai as Bruce got off to a winning start as Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle successor.

Goalscorer Muto, Jamie Sterry, Jack Colback and man of the match Jonjo Shelvey were the stand out men for United.

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