A round-up of today’s NUFC news and gossip:
- Ciaran Clark looks set to miss Monday’s trip to Aston Villa, but Fabian Schar and Florian Lejeune are expected to return – See Bruce’s injury update here.
- Matt Ritchie is set to see a specialist after failing to recover fully from an ankle ligament injury that’s kept him out since August – Full story here.
- Steve Bruce has heaped praise on Miguel Almiron, claiming his ‘running stats’ are ‘incredible’ and as good as he’s seen in 20 years of management – Read his comments here.
- Federico Fernandez has been one of the best Premier League defenders when he’s played this season according to the stats – Read how here.
- A brilliant video has emerged from NUFC TV this week, seeing Christian Atsu answer some amusing questions about his Newcastle United teammates – Watch it here.
- WhoScored.com have named their “worst rated Premier League team of the season so far”, and it includes Newcastle winger Miguel Almiron – Full story here.
- And finally, NUFC fans have voted for their ‘Team of the Decade’ on the Chronicle’s site – Read the results here.