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Mikel Merino Zazon | Midfielder | #23

Team: Newcastle United
Age / DOB:  (21) / 6/22/1996
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 174

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Newcastle is worrying over the fitness of midfielder Mikel Merino with reports in Spain suggesting a serious layoff.
The summer arrival from Borussia Dortmund was originally ruled out of the club's loss to Burnley in Gameweek 10 with what was expected to be a minor injury. But now there are concerns that Merino will miss between six and eight weeks with a vertebrae issue. Manager Rafa Benitez said Merino will miss at least the next two weeks and is unlikely to return in November: "We know he’s not available and we have to start treatment. We know he’s not available and we have to start treatment. It depends how he responds to the treatment.It could be a couple of weeks, or it could be a little bit more, but at least a couple of weeks." Thu, Nov 9, 2017 05:53:00 PM