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PremierLeague-News.Com - A round-up of the latest fitness concerns as the Magpies welcome the Citizens to St James' Park in the Premier League
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Newcastle United welcome Manchester City to St James' Park on Friday evening looking to build on their recent upturn in form. The Magpies have lost just two of their last 10 games and ran out 4-2 winners over Champions League hopefuls Leicester last time out. As a result, their Premier League status has been confirmed for another season and they now take on a City side who have just been crowned champions for the third time in the last four seasons. While Pep Guardiola's side arrive on Tyneside with precious few injury concerns, the Magpies will be up against it with seven first team players set for a spell on the sidelines. Here is all you need to know on the injury front ahead of kick-off on Friday evening. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Newcastle Callum Wilson Newcastle's top scorer took his tally to 12 goals for the campaign with a brace against Leicester but he has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a hamstring strain he picked up at the King Power Stadium. Fabian Schar Schar had been expected to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury that required surgery but returned to action in the defeat to Arsenal earlier this month. However, the Swiss international's return from the bench lasted all of 18 minutes before he was shown a straight red card for a reckless challenge on Gabriel Martinelli. As such, the 29-year-old will serve the second of a three-match suspension at St James' Park. Read More Related Articles Newcastle evening headlines amid takeover updates from Amanda Staveley and Mexican tycoon Read More Related Articles The best free agents Newcastle could target to aid their defensive rebuild Jamaal Lascelles The Newcastle United skipper has been out of action for the last five matches with fears he could be ruled out until the end of the season. "Jamaal is frustrated as hell and is in a boot unfortunately," Bruce said last week.
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." Isaac Hayden Newcastle confirmed Hayden has been ruled out with injury for the rest of the season. Hayden was stretchered off during March's 3-0 defeat to Brighton with a knee injury, after a Jonjo Shelvey challenge on Seagulls midfielder Yves Bissouma saw the latter inadvertently clatter into Hayden's planted leg. However, the 26-year-old will not require surgery. Ryan Fraser The Scotland international has picked up a calf injury and Steve Bruce has since confirmed the injury has required surgery and he will be missing for a few weeks.
Karl Darlow Newcastle's second-choice goalkeeper will be out of action for a few weeks with a small knee injury that required surgery. "Karl unfortunately has had to have a small operation on his knee so he'll be out for a few weeks," Bruce confirmed last Friday. Elliot Anderson The Newcastle youngster has been dealt a blow at the worst possible time after picking up an injury ahead of the final four games of the season. The 18-year-old suffered a hip injury last Wednesday and is likely to be out of contention for the visit of the Citizens. Manchester City Kevin De Bruyne City's only injury concern at the time of writing is with the Belgian playmaker who missed last weekend's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea with muscle fatigue. John Stones will return to the squad after serving a three-match suspension.
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