Papiss Cisse has returned from the African Cup of Nations tournament but is a doubt to be ready for Newcastle United tomorrow when they travel to face Hull City.
Paul Dummett has been formally ruled out of action for Newcastle United when they face Hull City on Saturday.
Siem de Jong is nearing a return to fitness from a lengthy thigh injury, having recently played 45 minutes against Carlisle United in a behind-closed-doors friendly.
With Cheick Tiote away to play for Ivory Coast in the Africa Cup of Nations, Vurnon Anita looks poised to earn his third straight start for Newcastle United when they travel to Hull City next.
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.
Remy Cabella put in his first full 90 minute shift since Week 5 and had a productive fantasy day despite Newcastle United being held goalless in their 2-0 loss at Stamford Bridge last weekend.
Newcastle will need to check on a number of their high profile stars ahead of Saturdays’ hugely daunting trip to Stamford Bridge after several of their players were rested as a precaution for last weekends’ FA Cup tie at the King Power Stadium.
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.
Newcastle United are happy to have Tim Krul back in training after their #1 had been sidelined with an ankle injury since late November.
Steven Taylor has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after a post-match assessment revealed the Newcastle United defender ruptured his Achilles tendon during the New Year’s Day draw against Burnley.
Newcastle United will feel disappointed to come away with only a point at home to a relegation-zoned Burnley, having allowed the Clarets to erase a Magpie advantage three times, though Jack Colback continued his fine season with a goal and an assist in the 3-3 final.
Papiss Cisse has accepted a three match ban imposed upon him after the FA reviewed his violent conduct in the Magpies win over Everton on Sunday.
Papiss Cisse was instrumental in Newcastle's 2-3 win over Everton at Goodison Park, as an elbow and a goal swung the game in the Magpies direction.
Cheik Tiote is expected to return to Newcastle's lineup in week 19 after serving a one-match ban.
Papiss Cisse wasn't good enough for the starting eleven but he scored Newcastle's only goal in their 3-1 Boxing Day loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford.