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Benitez must start these 2 Newcastle players against Tottenham on the opening day

Last season could not have gone much better for Newcastle…

The Magpies topped the Championship ahead of Brighton on the final day, while their neighbours Sunderland were beaten nearly every week before ultimately being relegated.

Now Rafa Benitez’s side have returned to the top-flight of English football with a new lease of life and are aiming to surprise their competition.

That competition starts with Tottenham on the opening day of the season.

Despite a lack of new faces so far, Benitez has a number of key decision to make as to who makes his starting XI on the day, with the Spaniard looking to make a good start to life in the top flight.

We’ve picked out a couple of players who the Spaniard must start against Tottenham on the opening day…

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