Steve Bruce reveals why he didn't bring on Yoshinori Muto

Steve Bruce says Yoshinori Muto will get a chance at Newcastle United.

Monday, 12th August 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Monday, 12th August 2019, 4:51 pm
Yoshinori Muto.
Yoshinori Muto.

The forward was left on the bench as Bruce’s side pushed for an equaliser in yesterday’s 1-0 home defeat to Arsenal.

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“We had three strikers on the pitch – it was all about trying to find a balance,” said Bruce, United’s head coach

“Muto has done very well since I’ve come into the club.

“I haven’t used him (against Arsenal), but he’s very much part of my thoughts.”