• Shelvey asks to play for U23s after falling down pecking order
• ‘He will not cause problems. He is keen to be there’
Jonjo Shelvey has asked to play for Newcastle United’s Under-23 side after Rafael Benítez told him he is his fifth-choice central midfielder.
Injuries have disrupted the former England playmaker’s season and, with Sean Longstaff and Isaac Hayden impressing at the heart of Benítez’s team, Shelvey has not even made the substitutes’ bench in recent weeks.
Source: Football News
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