Team News: Tim Krul returns for Newcastle United

Tim Krul
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Newcastle United welcome back goalkeeper Tim Krul for the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Benfica in Portugal.

Newcastle United have welcomed back goalkeeper Tim Krul for the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final against Benfica in Portugal.

The Magpies have made four changes in total as James Perch and Davide Santon come into the side.

Jonas Gutierrez is pushed up into midfield by manager Alan Pardew alongside the returning Sylvain Marveaux, while Papiss Cisse leads the attack.

Vurnon Anita, Gabriel Obertan and Shola Ameobi will start on the bench at the Stadium of Light.

Newcastle: Krul; Simpson, Taylor, Yanga-Mbiwa, Santon; Perch, Cabaye (c); Marveaux, Sissoko, Gutierrez; Cisse
Subs: Elliot, Williamson, Gosling, Anita, Obertan, Ameobi, Campbell

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