If you were in Alan Pardew’s shoes tomorrow, who would be in your XI to take on Spurs at White Hart Lane? Does Mike Williamson return to the side? Who plays up front? Leave us a comment below and have your say!

Here’s what I’ve come up with:


Janmaat – S.Taylor – Coloccini – Haidara

Tiote – Colback

Obertan – Sissoko – Gouffran


While I’d like to see two stikers on from the start of the match, away at Spurs doesn’t seem the ideal place to do it. For that reason, I’d play 4-2-3-1 and let out-of-form Yoan Gouffran continue on the left wing.

Tiote would return to the side to partner Colback in defensive midfield, while Steven Taylor would continue in the centre of defence. Williamson is available but after a rare clean sheet last week, Taylor deserves the chance to continue alongside Coloccini.

Papiss Cisse would be the lone striker as usual, with support coming from Ayoze Perez from the bench if needed.

What do you think? Leave a comment below and have your say!