Counter-attacking Hornets can add to Newcastle's woes
Magpies look stretched by injuries to key men
Newcastle v Watford
There was criticism of Newcastle's lack of summer spending and their squad has looked stretched following injuries to key men Jamaal Lascelles and Christian Atsu.
Watford impressed in their televised 2-0 success at home to West Ham – ending a three-game losing sequence – and could cause Newcastle a lot of problems on the counter-attack with the pace of Richarlison and Andre Gray.
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Mikel Merino and Paul Dummett have returned to training and could feature but Isaac Hayden is banned and Jamaal Lascelles (foot) and Christian Atsu (groin) are out.
Kiko Femenia is available despite suffering cramp in the 2-0 win over West Ham but Isaac Success, Craig Cathcart and Nathaniel Chalobah are injured and Troy Deeney completes a three-game ban.
Watford have scored at least two goals in ten of their 13 fixtures this season.
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