Man Utd v Newcastle: Nine Cup Changes
Written by Newcastle Utd
Alan Pardew has made nine changes to Newcastle's starting line-up for their third round Capital One Cup tie at Manchester United
By Anthony Marshall - Newcastle United Club Reporter
At Old Trafford
Alan Pardew has made nine changes to his Newcastle United starting line-up for their third round Capital One Cup tie at Manchester United on Wednesday night (7.45pm kick-off).
Captain Fabricio Coloccini returns from a hamstring injury which has kept him out of the Magpies' last three games, and the Argentine is part of a back four alongside Perch, Williamson and 20-year-old James Tavernier, with the quartet protecting goalkeeper Rob Elliot.
Manchester United name a line-up boasting plenty of experience in the shape of internationals David de Gea, Tom Cleverley, Anderson, Danny Welbeck, Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez and Darren Fletcher, who is starting his first game in ten months following a chronic bowel problem.
Manchester United (4-3-3): David de Gea; Marnick Vermijl, Michael Keane, Scott Wooton, Alex Buttner; Darren Fletcher (c), Tom Cleverley, Anderson; Danny Welbeck, Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez
Substitutes: Sam Johnstone, Jonny Evams, Jesse Lingard, Ryan Tunnicliffe, Robert Brady, Nick Powell, Joshua King
Referee: Anthony Taylor (Manchester)
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