Newcastle vs Arsenal confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture

Newcastle and Arsenal meet in a top four clash  (Getty Images)
Newcastle and Arsenal meet in a top four clash (Getty Images)

Arsenal face another tough fixture as they bid to keep their Premier League title chase going with a visit to Newcastle.

Mikel Arteta’s side know their fate is out of their hands with Manchester City now top of the table and champions again if they win their remaining fixtures.

The long-time league leaders ended a run of four games without a win with a comfortable victory against Chelsea on Tuesday night but will face siginficantly sterner weekend opposition.

Newcastle are hoping to hold on to third spot and make certain of a return to European competition in next season’s Champions League. Here’s everything you need to know.

When is Newcastle vs Arsenal?

Newcastle vs Arsenal is due to kick off 4.30pm BST on Sunday 7 May at St. James' Park in Newcastle.

How can I watch it?

Viewers in the United Kingdom can watch the match on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with coverage on the latter channel from 3.30pm BST. Subscribers can stream the action via Sky Go.

Confirmed line-ups

Newcastle XI: Pope; Trippier, Schar, Botman, Burn; Willock, Guimaraes, Joelinton; Murphy, Wilson, Almiron.

Arsenal XI: Ramsdale; White, Kiwior, Gabriel, Zinchenko; Odegaard, Jorginho, Xhaka; Saka, Jesus, Martinelli


Newcastle win 6/4

Draw 29/10

Arsenal win 9/5


Arsenal’s win over Chelsea was much needed but they will be fearful of another slip up against a strong Newcastle side. Newcastle 1-1 Arsenal