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Arsenal travel to Newcastle United on Sunday for the final Premier League clash of the season.You can find out more about our opponents below.


Full name: Newcastle UnitedManager: Alan PardewClub colours: Black and white striped shirts, black shorts, black socksNickname(s):The Magpies, Toon Army


Three facts about Newcastle:

  • The Magpies have been champions of England on four occasions, but not since 1927
  • They finished last season in fifth place in the Premier League
  • The club have the third highest average attendance in England, after Arsenal and Manchester United

STAR MANYohan CabayeA cultured midfielder with superb passing range, Newcastle signed Cabaye from French side Lille in 2011. Since joining the club, the 27-year-old has put in a series of convincing and determined performances in the middle of the park. Technically impressive, the midfielder will try to influence proceedings on Sunday.