Rafa Benitez makes THREE changes for Ipswich's visit to Newcastle

DeAndre Yedlin
DeAndre Yedlin

Rafa Benitez has named his Newcastle United team for this afternoon's game against Ipswich Town.

The two clubs face each other at St James's Park in the Championship (3pm kick-off).

And DeAndre Yedlin, Ayoze Perez and Jack Colback have been recalled to Benitez's starting XI.

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Mohamed Diame, Isaac Hayden and Vurnon Anita drop down to the bench for the league leaders.

United manager Benitez is without injured former Ipswich striker Daryl Murphy.

Rafa Benitez

Rafa Benitez

A crowd of almost 52,000 is expected at St James's Park for the game.

Ipswich, in 12th place, are bringing around 2,600 fans.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Darlow, Yedlin, Lascelles, Clark, Dummett; Shelvey, Colback; Ritchie, Perez, Gouffran; Gayle. Subs: Sels, Anita, Mbemba, Hayden, Atsu, Diame, Mitrovic.

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