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Islam Slimani | Forward | #13

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (29) / 6/18/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 183

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Newcastle is starting to get healthy just at the right time with attackers Matt Ritchie and Islam Slimani set to return.
Due to a groin injury, Slimani has not played for the Magpies since his arrival on loan from Leicester City on Deadline Day this winter. But after the forward played for Algeria during the international break, Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez said Slimani will be in the squad to face Huddersfield Town this weekend, along with winger Matt Ritchie: "Ritchie had a little problem but have done the tests and he is fine. Slimani is also fine so he is fine...We had a fitness plan, we were in contact with the Algerian federation and it was a good idea for everyone that he played some minutes. It is good for his confidence and he is in the squad for tomorrow." Mar 30 - 12:05 PM