Newcastle rocked by fresh injury blow

Rafa Benitez will be without Paul Dummett for Newcastle United's visit to Stamford Bridge.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 11 January, 2019, 12:47
Paul Dummett.

Dummett and Jonjo Shelvey are out of tomorrow evening's game against Chelsea.

The pair travelled to Barcelona this week to see a specialist about their respective hamstring and thigh injuries.

"We have some injuries, some problems," said United manager Benitez.

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Karl Darlow remains sidelined ahead of the Chelsea game. However, Federico Fernandez and Ciaran Clark are fit.

"Fernandez and Clark are available," said Benitez.

Meanwhile, Yoshinori Muto and Ki Sung-yueng are away for the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates.