Updates arrive on 4 injured players, former flop speaks out & Almiron slated – NUFC news round-up

A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:

  • Widespread reports have now confirmed that Jamaal Lascelles has suffered knee ligament damage, meaning he looks set to miss 3 months – Full story here.
  • On the fitness front, there is some positive news on Matt RitchieFlorian Lejeune and Fabian Schar – Read the latest on all three here.
  • Seydou Doumbia claims a lack of match fitness and Steve McClaren’s sacking played a huge part in his disastrous loan spell at Newcastle United – Read full interview here.
  • Danny Mills claims he was right after all about Miguel Almiron, suggesting the Paraguayan does little else but work hard – Full story here.
  • Steve Bruce has heaped praise on Federico Fernandez, describing his display in Saturday’s win over Bournemouth as “absolutely magnificent” – Full story here.
  • Thomas Allan and Lewis Cass are currently the only U-23’s deemed ‘capable’ of stepping up to the senior squad according to the Chronicle – Full story here.
  • Ciaran Clark is the 6th most in-form player in the Premier League according to Sky Sports’ latest power rankings, with THREE other NUFC players also featuring – See full list here.
  • Chris Sutton believes some Newcastle fans will be “embarrassed” by their abuse towards Steve Bruce after our impressive run of form recently – Read his comments here.

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Olly has been a Junior Magpie from birth. As a season ticket holder and avid Newcastle United fan - he eats, sleeps and breathes all things NUFC.

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