5.47pm GMT

On his changes: “Quite simply, Karl [Darlow] doesn’t deserve to lose his place,” says Newcastle’s manager in a chat with Sky. Jamaal [Lascelles] was just physically exhausted with Covid. Allan [Saint-Maximin]’s just back training with us now [after Covid]. We hope that he can hit the ground running early, because we could do with him.”

5.38pm GMT

On his decision to pick Oliver Burke over Lys Mousset and Rhian Brewster: “It was a decision that we had to make,” the Sheffield Unbited tells Sky Sports. “I thought Ollie did what we asked him to do [against Bristol Rovers]. “He got a goal, he has raw pace, he’s had an opportunity, as have all the forwards who’ve played this season.”

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