Newcastle United have suffered an damage scare forward of their Premier League assembly with Manchester United this weekend.
United journey to St James’ Park on Saturday night time as they give the impression of being to return to successful methods after they had been humiliated by Tottenham Hotspur of their earlier match.
Summer time signing Alex Telles is in line to make his United debut this weekend however Steve Bruce’s facet may very well be with out their very own newest left-back addition Jamal Lewis.
The Newcastle defender is a doubt for the weekend match after he did not journey with the Northern Eire squad for his or her Nations League fixture away in opposition to Norway on Wednesday night time.
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Lewis, who was signed from Norwich this summer time, performed for his nation in opposition to Austria final weekend however will miss their newest match with a purpose to have a scan on his Achilles.
“The one one who isn’t travelling is Jamal Lewis,” mentioned Northern Eire supervisor Ian Barraclough.
“He’s gone to have a scan on his ongoing Achilles niggle, however it’s nothing to fret about. It’s bettering. He mightn’t be capable to play the 2 (worldwide) video games so shortly, so it’s one thing I felt Newcastle had in thoughts for the participant anyway.”
Lewis wouldn’t be the one summer time signing to overlook out this weekend with United confirming deadline day arrival Edinson Cavani will miss the journey to the North East.
The 33-year-old is being pressured to self-isolate because of the present covid-19 pointers, following his arrival into the nation from France. He left Paris Saint-Germain in the summertime and joined United as a free agent.