Newcastle United injury news: Eddie Howe provides updates on five players

Eddie Howe provided injury updates for his Newcastle squad ahead of their upcoming match against Fulham. The team is facing a number of key player absences, which has presented challenges for Howe in managing the squad. In a press conference on Friday, Howe acknowledged the difficulties of dealing with the high number of setbacks his players have encountered, stressing the strain it puts on the squad.

He offered updates on specific players, noting that the injuries to Livramento and Almiron are not as severe as initially feared, though both will still be unavailable for a few weeks as they recover. Howe also provided a positive update on Callum Wilson’s progress, expressing optimism regarding his return. The long-term injury to captain Jamaal Lascelles was highlighted, with Howe acknowledging the impact of his absence and emphasizing Lascelles’ significance to the team.

Additionally, he mentioned that Lewis Hall may still feature against Fulham despite dealing with fatigue from the previous match. Regarding other players, the update stated that Trippier is still recovering from a calf problem, while Nick Pope is expected to return from a shoulder injury at the end of the month. Martin Dubravka is set to continue in goal in the meantime.

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