West Ham XI vs Newcastle: Commencing lineup, staff information – Fabianski in intention Ogbonna handed fit to start off


ngelo Ogbonna has passed a late health test and commences for West Ham in their Premier League opener in opposition to Newcastle.

The Italian defender was a doubt for the activity at St James’ Park immediately after sustaining a hamstring injury in pre-season but has been declared healthy.

Lukasz Fabianski starts in target so new signing Alphonse Areola in on the bench.

Manuel Lanzini, who has also been having difficulties with a groin injuries, has been supplied the all distinct to element and begins on the bench.

For Newcastle, goalkeeper Freddie Woodman tends to make his Leading League debut with Newcastle pair Martin Dubravka and Karl Darlow out of action.

Jonjo Shelvey also starts off following a calf problem.

Verified West Ham XI: Fabianski, Coufal, Dawson, Ogbonna, Cresswell, Soucek, Rice, Bowen, Benrahma, Fornals, Antonio

Subs: Areola, Yarmolenko, Lanzini, Noble, Diop, Fredericks, Johnson, Coventry, Baptiste

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