Steve McClaren has indicated that Moussa Sissoko has "healed well" this week from the groin injury he suffered in Week 2, but cannot declare the midfielder fit quite yet.
Moussa Sissoko will likely miss Week 3 for Newcastle United as he recovers from a groin strain picked up in last weekend's loss to Swansea City.
Newcastle wrapped up a less-than-impressive preseason with a 0-1 loss to Borussia M'gladbach in front of the St. James' faithful.
Mousa Sissoko put up three shots on target versus West Brom this past weekend on the way to 14 fantasy points.
Newcastle United showed some positive signs at times in their match against Liverpool, but a lack of finish and a red card for Moussa Sissoko led to their fifth straight loss.
Moussa Sissoko and Newcastle fell just short of a glorious comeback from two goals down as they fell at home to Arsenal 2-1.
Moussa Sissoko was sent off for Newcastle as they lost to West Ham at Upton Park.
Newcastle United continued their sizzling form by winning their fifth consecutive league match and sixth overall as Moussa Sissoko unlocked a goalless affair late on as the Magpies defeat QPR 1-0.
Moussa Sissoko will miss out again this weekend as he is struggling with a hamstring injury.
Newcastle United could not find the net against the worst defense in the league, falling to Fulham 1-0.
Newcastle United awoke from a long stretch of struggling for goals with a four goal effort today, two of which were scored by Moussa Sissoko in a 1-4 battering of Hull City.
Newcastle United's Moussa Sissoko believes that his best position is as a number ten, playing off a lead striker.
Newcastle manager, Alan Pardew, is still unsure as to what Moussa Sissoko's best position is, and how to use him in the Magpies side. ""You could argue that Moussa Sissoko needs to define a position," Pardew told the Gazette. "He needs to find a position and he needs to be in the first team. If he’s going to play behind the striker, then he needs a few more goals. If he’s going to play through the middle, then who comes out? Is it going to be Cheik Tiote or Yohan Cabaye? Or is he going to play on the side, where he played for France and Toulouse?"