Team News: Massadio Haidara makes Newcastle United return

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Massadio Haidara returns to the Newcastle United side for tonight's Europa League quarter-final second leg against Benfica at St James' Park.

Massadio Haidara has returned to the Newcastle United side for tonight's Europa League quarter-final second leg against Benfica at St James' Park.

The defender has recently been out of action after he was hospitalised by a challenge from Wigan Athletic forward Callum McManaman.

Meanwhile, Mike Williamson, Gael Bigirimana and Vurnon Anita all return for the Magpies.

Newcastle come into the match looking to overturn a 3-1 deficit from last week's first leg in Portugal.

Newcastle: Krul; Simpson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Williamson, Haidara, Anita, Bigirimana; Cabaye, Sissoko, Gutierrez; Cisse
Subs: Elliot, Perch, Marveaux, Ben Arfa, Gosling, Campbell, Shola Ameobi

Benfica Artur; Luisao, Garay, Andre Almeida; Gaitan, Matic, Perez, Lima, John; Salvio, Melgarejo

Demba Ba celebrates scoring the opener
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