Arsenal-Newcastle team news: Remy, Debuchy and Sissoko start

TOP GUN ... Newcastle's Loic Remy.
TOP GUN ... Newcastle's Loic Remy.

LOIC Remy, Mathieu Debuchy and Moussa Sissoko return to Newcastle United’s starting XI tonight.

The three France internationals will face Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium (8pm).

Shola Ameobi drops down to the bench, while Luuk de Jong and Papiss Demba Cisse are unavailable through injury.


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Newcastle go into the game on the back of a club-record run of five succecssive Premier League defeats.

United are ninth in the Premier League table, while Arsenal are fourth.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Krul; Debuchy, Williamson, Coloccini, Dummett; Gosling, Anita, Tiote, Gouffran; Sissoko; Remy. Subs: Elliot, Haidara, Yanga-Mbiwa, S Taylor, Obertan, Armstrong, Shola Ameobi.

ARSENAL: Szczesny, Sagna, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal, Arteta, Ramsey, Ozil, Cazorla, Podolski, Giroud. Subs: Fabianski, Jenkinson, Vermaelen, Kallstrom, Flamini, Rosicky, Sanogo.

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