Newcastle's Jamaal Lascelles gives update on his injury

Jamaal Lascelles left St James's Park on crutches after being forced off against Bournemouth.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 5th November 2017, 7:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 4:45 am
Jamaal Lascelles
Jamaal Lascelles

Newcastle United's captain suffered an ankle injury in yesterday's 1-0 defeat to Eddie Howe's side.

Lascelles, replaced by Ciaran Clark, also wore a protective boot on his left foot as he left the stadium after the game.

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The 23-year-old update fans on Twitter last night.

"Disappointing result," said Lascelles. “Gutted I had to come off the pitch. Scan Monday, so hopefully not too bad. Thanks for the support.”

United manager Rafa Benitez had been without Mikel Merino for the Bournemouth game.