Siem de Jong is out of tomorrow's pre-season friendly against Bohemian.
The Newcastle United forward has returned to Tyneside with a hamstring problem.
De Jong's career at St James's Park has been punctuated by injuries.
And the 27-year-old had been hoping for a full pre-season campaign.
But the Holland international suffered a hamstring injury during the club's week-long training camp in Ireland.
Newcastle face Dublin side Bohemian at Dalymount Park tomorrow.