Davide Santon has been ruled out of Newcastle United's match against Crystal Palace. Hatem ben Arfa returns to the squad, but Santon has tonsilitis and is unavailable.
Davide Santon, along with Hatem Ben Arfa, has been ruled out of Newcastle United's clash against the Hull City Tigers with a knock.
Davide Santon has emerged as a doubt ahead of Newcastle United's clash with Manchester City after suffering a knock in the FA Cup against Cardiff.
Last weekend saw Davide Santon return to the Newcastle United first team at left back.
Davide Santon, who missed the end of last season with a hamstring injury, misses today's season opener as he is "short of fitness".
Newcastle left-back Davide Santon is recovering from a hamstring injury and should be available when the Magpies return to training 4 July.