Watch Online Newcastle vs Arsenal Live Streaming August 13
Kick off time: 1730 BST
Newcastle and Arsenal kick off their Premier League campaign at St James' Park in a repeat of one of the games of last season.
Winger Hatem Ben Arfa is Newcastle's only injury absentee after damaging his left ankle in pre-season. Mike Williamson has recovered from a broken arm and Danny Guthrie and Shane Ferguson are fit.
Want-away pair Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri are not in the squad while Robin van Persie (knee) and Kieran Gibbs (thigh) face late fitness tests.
Theo Walcott and Thomas Vermaelen return but Jack Wilshere (ankle) and Abou Diaby (ankle) are definitely out.