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5 Newcastle United Players with a Point to Prove This Season
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Most top-flight managers have their heart set on a starting XI for the first game of the 2013-14 campaign, and Newcastle United’s Alan Pardew is no different.

But beyond the handful of names already secured on his team sheet for the trip to Manchester City, there are players waiting nervously to see if their hard work in preseason has landed them a place.

Behind every stalwart certain to start at the Etihad Stadium on Monday night, there are those hoping to prove their worth in a black and white shirt over the coming months.

And with the start of the new Premier League season just days away, we take a look at five Magpies players who are looking to make an early impression in the weeks ahead.

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