Newcastle have been dealt a further defensive blow after it was confirmed Massadio Haidara will miss the remainder of the campaign after undergoing knee surgery in Lyon.
Jack Colback's suspension and subsequent two quiet games has seen his fantasy price steadily decline in recent weeks to a very appealing figure.
Moussa Sissoko and Newcastle fell just short of a glorious comeback from two goals down as they fell at home to Arsenal 2-1.
Massadio Haidara has already been ruled out by John Carver for Newcastle United's match against Arsenal this weekend as the manager is desperate to field a full squad.
Jonas Gutierrez took to Instagram to showcase his fitness and is declaring himself ready to start for Newcastle United, as well he should.
Newcastle United are in an even bigger crisis on the injury front than usual as they are possibly needing to turn to an unproven Lubomir Satka to play center back this weekend against Arsenal.
Newcastle United could never get anything going at Goodison Park, as poor defending, a lack of Papiss Cisse and a red card given to Fabricio Coloccini all played a role in a forgettable 3-0 loss to Everton.
In the words of current manager John Carver the Newcastle training ground resembles a "hospital ward" given the number of players currently sidelined while the news of another setback – this time to midfielder Mehdi Abeid – will only serve to compound matters further.
Massadio Haidara has been ruled out of contention for Newcastle United when they travel to face Everton on Sunday.
Remy Cabella has been deemed fit enough to make the squad for Newcastle United when they travel to face Everton on Sunday.
Gabriel Obertan has started the last two games for Newcastle United but his run of starts may be coming to a quick close.
Mehdi Abeid appears to be in line to start for Newcastle United through the end of the season, provided he can stay fit and avoid any suspension.
Papiss Cisse is facing a six match ban for spitting at Jonny Evans in response to Evans spitting at the Newcastle forward first.
Papiss Cisse was at the center of a spitting incident that could see both he and Jonny Evans retrospectively banned as Newcastle United lost to Manchester United on an Ashley Young goal at the death.
Massadio Haidara suffered a setback in training and is highly unlikely to feature for Newcastle United tomorrow evening when they host Manchester United.