'Steve Bruce tactical masterclass incoming' – fans left confused by Newcastle United's starting XI at Wolves

Newcastle United have named their team for Wolves this afternoon – and it’s got people scratching their heads.

Saturday, 11th January 2020, 2:20 pm
ROCHDALE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 04: Isaac Hayden of Newcastle United arrives at the stadium prior to the FA Cup Third Round match between Rochdale AFC and Newcastle United at Spotland Stadium on January 04, 2020 in Rochdale, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Here’s how Twitter reacted to Steve Bruce’s starting XI.

NUFC360 – “Change central.”

HarryWilding_ – “After seeing the lineups, can we just forfeit and give the win to Wolves? Might as well avoid any more injuries.”

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@Clinton_Forde – “Don't know about you but I like my line-ups tactical not numerical. At first glance, I thought we were playing the Longstaffs up top and Joelinton in defence....OR ARE WE?”

@Futman11Jr – “I’d like to upgrade my prediction to 6-0 Wolves.”

@Sirmilburn – “#NUFC starting Gayle today to put him in the shop window hoping for him to have a decent game. Did the same with Muto last week They can’t wait to get rid.”

@OliAshman – “How many injuries will NUFC pick up today? Probably more than the goals we will score!”

@Bristol_NUFC – “Steve Bruce tactical masterclass incoming.”