Mehdi Abeid to make Premier League debut at Newcastle vs Liverpool

Mehdi Abeid in action for Newcastle United against Oldham Athletic. Picture by FRANK REID
Mehdi Abeid in action for Newcastle United against Oldham Athletic. Picture by FRANK REID

MEHDI Abeid will make his Premier League debut for Newcastle United against Liverpool this afternoon.

Abeid was impressive in the 2-0 League Cup win at Manchester City this week, and has kept his place for today’s match at St James’s Park.

Alan Pardew has made five changes to the side which won at the Etihad Stadium, with Sammy Ameobi among the others to come in.

Papiss Demba Cisse - who had been an injury doubt - starts.

Newcastle team: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini, S Taylor, Dummett; Sissoko, Abeid, Colback; Obertan, Cisse, Ameobi. Subs: Elliot, Haidara, R Taylor, Aarons, Cabella, Gouffran, Perez.