Team News: Yoan Gouffran returns for Newcastle United

Newcastle winger Yoan Gouffran celebrates his goal against Spurs on February 9, 2013
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Striker Yoan Gouffran returns to the Newcastle United starting lineup for the visit of Fulham.

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has recalled Yoan Gouffran for this afternoon's Premier League clash against Fulham.

The striker will partner Papiss Cisse in attack, while Tim Krul has recovered from an ankle injury to keep goal.

Meanwhile, visiting Fulham are without the suspended Steve Sidwell and Ashkan Dejagah, who is injured. The duo have been replaced by Stanislav Manolev and Eyong Enoh.

Newcastle: Krul; Simpson, S.Taylor, Yanga-Mbiwa, Santon; Marveaux, Sissoko, Cabaye, Gutierrez; Gouffran, Cisse

Fulham: Schwarzer; Riether, Senderos, Hangeland, Riise; Manolev, Enoh, Karagounis, Duff; Ruiz; Berbatov

Yoan Gouffran and Philippe Senderos battle for the ball on April 7, 2013
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