Newcastle United will be hoping to spring a surprise as they welcome Arsenal to St James’ Park on Sunday afternoon.

Rafa Benitez’s men are in a good run of form and have won three Premier League games on the bounce. Wins over Southampton, Huddersfield and Leicester in succession leave the Magpies in 10th place.

Arsenal, too, are in a rich vein of form. They defeated Southampton 3-2 at the Emirates last weekend and have been looking strong in front of goal recently.

Newcastle are well-placed to end the season strongly and after initial fears of being dragged into a relegation battle this term, it seems a top-half finish is on the agenda for Benitez and his men.

Here’s how we reckon Newcastle will line up against Arsenal this Sunday.

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