St. James' Park
Capital One Cup
By Anthony Marshall - Newcastle United Managing Editor
At St. James' Park
Florian Thauvin will make his full Newcastle United debut as the Magpies face Northampton Town in the second round of the Capital One Cup (7.45pm kick-off).
The French winger arrived six days ago from Marseille and came off the bench in United's goalless draw at Manchester United, and he has now been handed a starting spot as they entertain the Cobblers at St. James' Park.
And they will be tasked with supplying the ammunition for Perez, who starts up top.
On the substitutes' bench there is a place for 19-year-old striker Ivan Toney - a summer addition from Northampton. And he is joined by Aleksandar Mitrovic, Georginio Wijnaldum, Jack Colback, Chancel Mbemba, Paul Dummett and Rob Elliot.
Newcastle United (4-2-3-1): Karl Darlow; Daryl Janmaat, Jamaal Lascelles, Mike Williamson, Massadio Haidara; Cheick Tiote, Yoan Gouffran; Rolando Aarons, Siem de Jong (c), Florian Thauvin; Ayoze Perez
Northampton Town (4-3-3): Ryan Clarke; Adam Yates, Rod McDonald, Ryan Cresswell, David Buchanan; Ryan Watson, Jason Taylor, Joel Byrom; Nicky Adams, Marc Richards (c), Alfie Potter
Substitutes: Adam Smith, Paul Corry, John-Joe O'Toole, Lawson D'Ath, Chris Hackett, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Sam Hoskins
Referee: David Coote (Nottinghamshire)