'This is his level' and 'redemption needed' – Newcastle fans pick out the THREE players in need of an FA Cup performance

Steve Bruce makes SIX changes to the Newcastle United team against West Brom, with Valentino Lazaro, Karl Darlow, Sean Longstaff, Nabil Bentaleb, Fabian Schar and Allan Saint-Maximin coming into the side.

Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 7:18 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd March 2020, 7:18 pm
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MARCH 03: Steve Bruce, Manager of Newcastle United chats with Dwight Gayle prior to the FA Cup Fifth Round match between West Bromwich Albion and Newcastle United at The Hawthorns on March 03, 2020 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the news…

@CarlDonaldson_ – “If Bentalab and Longstaff cant run the games against a midfield of Barry and Brunt then what’s the point.”

@JamesFernienufc – “Strong line up no excuses tonight whatsoever.”

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@TediousGeorge – “Joey Linton's night tonight. West Brom reserves getting pasted.”

@Ding_RJ24 – “Strong starting 11, Decent options from the bench should we need them. Let’s get the job done! #HowayTheLads.”

@Lee_NUFC1985 – “Joelinton will score tonight. That will be his level. Championship opponents.”

@harryr0y – “Hopefully Longstaff and Bentaleb can redeem themselves after that horror show at Palace. Massive, massive game tonight.”

@kyle_brine – “Woaaahhhh Miggy Almiron #NUFC 3-2... Lazaro to get 2 assists.”

@mad_nufc – “Best chance we've had at getting to the quarter finals in years. Don't mess this up lads!”

@leecarty94 – “Interesting to see Lazaro play higher, other than the midfield duo it’s solid, Dubravka should be playing this too. No excuses tonight though. Have to be winning!”

@Lee18_92Johnson – “Not happy with that midfield 2 just based on performances.........zero legs, zero creativity & they’ve been incredibly poor as a pair.”

@danjpeg – “Lazaro, Miggy and Allan as a three SHOULD be decent..”

@tearex1985 – “THAT MIDFIELD AGAIN #NUFC!!!!!”

@AttackingCB – “Might have a chance against West Brom's B team, lads.”