Obertan starts ahead of Cabella for Newcastle, Cisse returns to starting XI

NEW BOY ... Remy Cabella.

NEW BOY ... Remy Cabella.

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REMY Cabella has been dropped for this afternoon’s game against Swansea City.

Newcastle United’s £7m signing is among the substitutes at the Liberty Stadium (3pm kick-off).

Cabella, among the substitutes, is still adjusting to the pace of English football after his summer move from Montpellier.

And under-pressure manager Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has handed winger Gabriel Obertan a start in his place.

Papiss Demba Cisse also replaces Emmanuel Riviere up front.

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NEWCASTLE UNITED: Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Dummett; Colback, Tiote, Sissoko; Obertan, Cisse, Gouffran. Subs: Elliot, Haidara, Anita, Ameobi, Cabella, Riviere, Perez.

SWANSEA CITY: Fabianski; Richards, Fernandez, Williams, Taylor; Ki, Shelvey, Sigurdsson, Dyer, Routledge; Bony. Subs: Tremmel, Bartley, Shephard, Carroll, Emnes, Montero, Gomis.