Newcastle are still waiting to discover the full extent of the knee injury sustained by Welsh international Paul Dummett after the defender limped away from Selhurst Park in GW25 with a knee injury.
Paul Dummett has been formally ruled out of action for Newcastle United when they face Hull City on Saturday.
The tension is increasing on Tyneside as their search for a replacement coach / manager looks no closer to conclusion after more than three weeks with caretaker John Carver yet to win a game.
Newcastle United's physio room is a virtual MASH unit right now, with multiple injuries at every position, and are now tasked to travel to Stamford Bridge this weekend.
Paul Dummett joins the list of players missing out for their country during the international break, as he was omitted from the Wales squad with a muscular injury.
As expected, Paul Dummett has been ruled out of Newcastle United's match against Chelsea. The young defender only lasted 40 minutes of a substitute appearance against Manchester City in the League Cup.
Paul Dummett, the versatile young defender who had just broken into Newcastle United's first team came off injured today after coming into the match as a substitute.