Diame and Shelvey close to return, but Newcastle fans want Longstaff to keep his place

Loads of Newcastle fans have been reacting to updates on the fitness of Mo Diame and Jonjo Shelvey, and they have one very clear message to Rafael Benitez.

Newcastle could be boosted by the returns of both Shelvey and Diame on Monday night, but fans want young Sean Longstaff to keep his place.

The Magpies travel to Molineux to take on a red-hot Wolves side on Monday, and The Chronicle claims both Diame and Shelvey are in contention to face the newly promoted side.

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The pair have both been missing through the busy festive period, while Ki Sung-yueng has been both injured and occupied by international duty, leaving Longstaff to make his mark on the first team.

The 21 year-old has looked calm and composed since his debut at Anfield, and his performance in the win over Manchester City was nothing short of exceptional.

With Diame and Shelvey now returning, Benitez has three quality options to choose between for just two spots, but fans are making it extremely clear that Longstaff should keep his place.

You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…

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