Newcastle Utd v Leicester City: match preview

Newcastle United hope to celebrate the 125th anniversary of their formation by arresting a dismal run which has seen them collect one point from six games. If the return of Christian Atsu - a winger possessing the pace collectively lacking in the side - and captain Jamaal Lascelles is welcome, Rafael Benitez’s players will need to be mindful of Leicester’s dangerous counter-attacking. With Sam Allardyce’s Everton in Toon on Wednesday and Mike Ashley having discussed a club sale over a Hampstead curry with Amanda Staveley this is a potentially pivotal week on Tyneside. Louise Taylor

Kick-off Saturday 5.30pm

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