Players and staff of Newcastle United applaud fans after the Premier League match between Fulham FC and Newcastle United at Craven Cottage on October 01, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)

Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe to make three harsh changes v Brentford – predicted XI gallery

Newcastle United head coach Eddie Howe to make three harsh changes v Brentford – predicted line-up

Newcastle are hoping to welcome Allan Saint-Maximin back from a hamstring injury this weekend. The Frenchman has missed the last four league games but returned to training last Friday.

Alexander Isak (thigh) remains out though Jonjo Shelvey (hamstring) is nearing a return.

Joelinton is also back in contention to start having trained through the week.

The Magpies will be hoping to build on last weekend’s 4-1 win at Fulham and pick up their first win at St James’s Park since the opening day of the season.

Here is our predicted line-up for Howe’s side...

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