John Carver has revealed Siem de Jong could be a part of the Newcastle squad this weekend as the Geordies take on West Ham knowing a win would guarantee their top-flight status.
With their safety still not guaranteed heading into the final week of the season, John Carver will need to decide whether or not to hand Papiss Cisse a start.
Mousa Sissoko put up three shots on target versus West Brom this past weekend on the way to 14 fantasy points.
Ayoze Perez scored a fine goal to equalize Victor Anichebe's first half strike and Newcastle earned a point in their effort to avoid relegation.
Newcastle coach John Carver has confirmed Siem de Jong will not feature this weekend after the Dutch play-maker was sent for a scan after aggravating a thigh problem.
With Daryl Janmaaat and Mike Williamson both suspended for their next match, expect another patchwork defensive unit named by John Carver as Newcastle host West Brom this weekend.
Mike Williamson has issued a public apology to his Newcastle teammates and the club’s supporters but notably there was no mention of John Carver following the defenders sending-off at Leicester City.
Newcastle boss John Carver accused his players of intentionally fouling in order to receive red cards.
Newcastle United lost their eight consecutive match to a confident Leicester City side 3-0, making the threat of relegation all the more real for them with only three games to go.
Paul Dummett has returned to a full week of training leading up to Newcastle United's clash with Leicester tomorrow, and John Carver is hoping to hand the defender a start straight away.
Daryl Janmaat has recovered from the illness that befell him during Newcastle United's loss to Swansea City last weekend and should be expected in John Carver's XI tomorrow.
Jonas Gutierrez has made the most of his two starts since returning from his cancer battle, giving John Carver reason to stick with the veteran for the run in.
John Carver has revealed Dutch defender Daryl Janmaat was withdrawn on Saturday due to illness and the Newcastle coach remains hopeful that the right-back will be available for Saturdays’ crucial trip to the King Power Stadium.
Newcastle United dropped their seventh straight, losing at home to Swansea City 2-3.
Out of action since last August, Siem De Jong has been deemed ready to make the squad by John Carver as Newcastle United get set to host Swansea City tomorrow.