Rafa Benitez names FOUR players back from injury at Newcastle

Achraf Lazaar
Achraf Lazaar

Rafa Benitez has welcomed back FOUR players from injury at Newcastle United.

Achraf Lazaar, Jesus Gamez, Massadio Haidara and Rob Elliot are back in training.

And Lazaar and Gamez are understood to be in the squad for tomorrow's Championship game against Preston North End.

However, Dwight Gayle and Chancel Mbemba have "little problems."

United manager Benitez said: "We have some players back and some players with little problems.

"Lazaar, Gamez, Haidara and Elliot are more or less fine.

"Mbemba and Gayle have little problems."

Newcastle lead the Championship by three points ahead of their visit to Deepdale.