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Newcastle United take on Preston North End in the fourth round of the EFL Cup tonight.

At stake is a place in the quarter-finals of the competition.

Newcastle – who take on Preston at Deepdale in the Championship on Saturday – have sold more than 46,000 tickets for the tie.

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United manager Rafa Benitez will make a number of changes to his team for the game.

Newcastle beat Wolverhampton Wanderers in the last round of the EFL Cup.

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