Team News: Anthony Pilkington replaces Jonas Gutierrez for Norwich City

Team News: Pilkington returns for Norwich
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Anthony Pilkington returns to cover for Jonas Gutierrez as Norwich City welcome Newcastle United in the Premier League.

Anthony Pilkington has stepped in to cover for Jonas Gutierrez as Norwich City welcome Newcastle United in the Premier League this evening.

The rest of the hosts' midfield is comprised of Bradley Johnson, Leroy Fer and Robert Snodgrass, who will be looking to provide chances for strikers Ricky van Wolfswinkel and Gary Hooper.

The visitors have opted for a 4-3-3 formation that will see Cheick Tiote, Moussa Sissoko and Vurnon Anita holding the midfield, while Hatem Ben Arfa, Loic Remy and Sammy Ameobi will be given free licenses to interchange up front.

Magpies manager Alan Pardew has decided to stick with his trusted centre-back pairing of Steven Taylor and Mike Williamson, with Mathieu Debuchy and Davide Santon operating in the full-back positions.

Norwich City: Ruddy; Martin, R Bennett, Bassong, Olsson; Snodgrass, Fer, Johnson, Pilkington; van Wolfswinkel, Hooper

Newcastle United: Krul; Debuchy, S.Taylor, Williamson, Santon; Tiote, Sissoko, Anita; Ben Arfa, Remy, Sammy Ameobi

You can keep up with all of the action from the game by following our live minute-by-minute commentary.

Leroy Fer of Norwich City and Vurnon Anita of Newcastle United battle for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Newcastle United at Carrow Road on January 28, 2014
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