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Jonjo Shelvey | Midfielder | #8

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/27/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 176

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Jonjo Shelvey may be forced to wear a lightweight protective cast at Southampton in game week 8 after sustaining a fractured thumb in training on Thursday.
An X-ray revealed that the Newcastle midfielder had fractured his first metacarpal which resulted in him wearing a heavy-duty plaster cast on his left hand which is not permitted by the Premier League in competitive fixtures. However, Shelvey, who has just returned to the United first-team following his domestic ban, is expected to change the cast for an approved [lightweight] version in order to be eligible for the trip to St Mary's. The 25-year-old was preferred to Isaac Hayden against his former club - Liverpool in GW7 - after Benitez handed him his first start since his dismissal [versus Tottenham] on the opening weekend. After an impressive beginning to Mikel Merino’s career on Tyneside, it appears to be straight up fight between Hayden and Shelvey on who will partner the Spanish holding midfielder down on the south coast. Oct 6 - 7:54 AM