Steve Bruce names Newcastle United player who could start against Manchester City

Sean Longstaff's set to return to Newcastle United’s starting XI – and Matty’s also pushing for a recall.

Saturday, 30th November 2019, 7:00 am
Updated Saturday, 30th November 2019, 7:00 am

Longstaff’s young sibling Matty – who hasn’t featured since the Wolves game – is also in Bruce’s thoughts ahead of a tough run of festive games. Both are in talks over new deals at the club.

Asked if there was a case for playing both Longstaffs, head coach Bruce said: “Possibly. I'll be using the squad.

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“We've played 14 times now, and I've been here four months. All of a sudden we've got seven games in 30 days or so, it's a hell of an ask. It's non-stop, so I will use the squad. It's good to see Longy back from his suspension.”

Sean and Matty Longstaff.