Iheanacho is paired alongside Burnley’s Chris Wood and Newcastle’s Allan Saint-Maximin for the attacking role.
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The Arsenal loanee, who scored a late equaliser against Tottenham on April 4th, went one better to condemn the Hammers — who would have gone third with victory – to a 3-2 defeat at St James’ Park, in the process sending Steve Bruce’s men nine points clear of the relegation zone with just six games to play.
It was a remarkable turnaround after Newcastle had been second best for almost a full hour, and one which could just transform their season
West Brom are eight points behind Newcastle, having also played a game more, and quite simply need to win this contest if they are to have a realistic chance of beating the drop.
The French winger signed an initial six-year deal when he signed for £16 million from Nice last summer, but has now agreed on an additional year and bumper pay rise.
Newcastle United leapfrogged Southampton in the Premier League standings and moved up to 13th with a 1-0 win at St Mary’s Stadium on Saturday, thanks to a solo second-half effort from French winger Allan Saint-Maximin.