Newcastle United Team News: Christian Atsu starts against Tottenham Hotspurs

13 August 2017, 14:00 UTC

Ghana winger Christian Atsu has been handed a Premier League start for their 2017/18 opener against Tottenham Hotspurs at the ST. James Park this afternoon.r r Atsu, who joined the Magpies permanently from Chelsea in the summer transfer window after impressing on loan last term, has been trusted by manager Rafa Benitez with a starting berth in their first game of the Premier League.r r Newcastle United will deploy the 4-3-3 formation, with Atsu linking up in attack alongside Spanish youngster Ayoze Perez and last season's top scorer Dwight Gyale as the front three.r r Tottenham, meanwhile, start with last season's English Premier...

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