NUFC take coronavirus action, duo fit for Burnley & Bruce plans new formation – NUFC news & gossip

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

  • Steve Bruce has revealed that shaking hands at the club’s training ground has been BANNED at Newcastle over coronavirus fears.
  • The NUFC boss has also confirmed that Jonjo Shelvey and Javier Manquillo are fit for tomorrow’s game, but 6 look set to miss out – Read his full injury update here.
  • According to Sky Sports’ Keith Downie, Steve Bruce all but confirmed that we’ll be moving away from a five-man defence and going with a new formation against Burnley – Full story here.
  • Some interesting clips have emerged have emerged from training, suggesting Joelinton could play out wide and Almiron in the no.10 role behind Gayle tomorrow – Watch training video here.
  • According to ‘The Other 14’, only ONE Premier League player outside the ‘big 6’ has been dribbled past less than Jamaal Lascelles this season.
  • BBC Newcastle’s John Anderson believes Danny Rose hasn’t looked interested or fit enough since signing – also feeling Bentaleb hasn’t done enough to warrant his place in the side over Hayden – Read his comments here.
  • Isaac Hayden claims Newcastle United skipper Jamaal Lascelles is one of the club’s quickest players – See his intriguing comments here.

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About Olly Hawkins

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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