Palace sweating on key man ahead of Newcastle clash

Wilfried Zaha
Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace will continue to monitor Wilfried Zaha's fitness in the hope he recovers from a leg injury in time for their visit toNewcastle.

Manager Alan Pardew has said it is "50-50" as to whether the winger will be involved at St James's Park tomorrow.

Beyond Zaha, only Palace's long-term absentees Marouane Chamakh, Brede Hangeland and Paddy McCarthy are unavailable.

Provisional squad: Hennessey, A McCarthy, Speroni, Ward, Kelly, Dann, Delaney, Mariappa, Souare, Lee, Jedinak, Ledley, Zaha, Puncheon, Bolasie, Cabaye, Mutch, Campbell, Adebayor, Sako, Wickham.