Newcastle v West Ham

Newcastle will be aiming to build on an encouraging draw with Manchester United when they welcome West Ham to Upton Park in the Premier League on Saturday.

The Magpies produced a spirited performance against the Red Devils on Tuesday night, rallying from behind on three occasions to secure a share of the spoils.

The Hammers, meanwhile, recorded a 3-1 victory over Bournemouth to extend their unbeaten run in the league to eight games, moving up to fifth place in the process.

In team news, Newcastle boss Steve McClaren could be tempted to hand new signings Jonjo Shelvey and Henri Saivet their debuts on Saturday.

Papiss Cisse (groin) remains on the sidelines after undergoing surgery, while Florian Thauvin (knock) is rated very doubtful to feature. Vernon Anita and Paul Dummett miss out again.

For West Ham, the attacking trio of Manuel Lanzini, Diafra Sakho and Andy Carroll will miss out through injury.

However, there is some good news for manager Slaven Bilic, with Victor Moses, Cheikhou Kouyate and Mauro Zarate all back in contention.

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