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Follow live coverage as Newcastle United face Nottingham Forest in the Premier League today.

England goalkeeper Nick Pope made his Newcastle debut against promoted Nottingham Forest.

Pope, a £10million acquisition from relegated Burnley, got the nod ahead of Martin Dubravka, but £34million former Lille defender Sven Botman was named only among the substitutes.

Forest boss Steve Cooper threw six of his new arrivals — Dean Henderson, Neco Williams, Jesse Lingard, Lewis O’Brien, Harry Toffolo and Moussa Niakhate — into his starting line-up for the club’s first top-flight game after a 23-year absence.

We will bring you all the action and updates from today’s game in the live blog below:

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Forest’s side, meanwhile, is littered with summer additions to the squad that won the Championship play-off final. The XI features six new faces, including Lewis O’Brien and Harry Toffolo, whom were both on the losing Huddersfield side in that promotion decider. Record signing Taiwo Awoniyi will have to wait for his first appearance though, with Sam Surridge and Brennan Johnson preferred up front.

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Newcastle start with a line-up almost identical to the one that finished the 2021-22 sesson, albeit with new signing Nick Pope between the sticks. Matt Targett, whose loan from Aston Villa was made permanent, is in at left-back, whilst marquee centre-back Sven Botman is on the bench following his arrival from Lille.

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NOTTINGHAM FOREST (5-3-2): Dean Henderson; Neco Williams, Moussa Niakhate, Scott McKenna, Joe Worrall, Harry Toffolo; Lewis O’Brien, Jack Colback, Jesse Lingard; Brennan Johnson, Sam Surridge.

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NOTTINGHAM FOREST (5-3-2): Dean Henderson; Neco Williams, Moussa Niakhate, Scott McKenna, Joe Worrall, Harry Toffolo; Lewis O’Brien, Jack Colback, Jesse Lingard; Brennan Johnson, Sam Surridge.

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NEWCASTLE UNITED (4-3-3): Nick Pope; Kieran Trippier, Fabian Schar, Dan Burn, Matt Targett; Bruno Guimaraes, Joe Willock, Joelinton; Miguel Almiron, Callum Wilson, Allan Saint-Maximin.

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For Forest, it’s their first Premier League game this millennium, having last appeared in the top flight in the 1998-99 season. They’ll to be hoping to lay down an early marker that they’ll be a welcome addition to the league, after such a long time away.

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This is a game of firsts for both sides, with a Newcastle a club transformed by their owners, the Saudi Public Investment Fund. They’ll be hoping to make a statement of intent in their first season-opening game under the new bosses.

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