Paul Dummett reveals positive Newcastle injury update

Newcastle United defender Paul Dummett has shared a positive injury update.

Thursday, 29th November 2018, 3:33 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th November 2018, 3:40 pm
Paul Dummett is nearing a Newcastle return

The full-back missed the Magpies' 2-1 win over Burnley on Monday evening after sustaining an injury on international duty.

Dummett was withdrawn just after the half hour mark during Wales' clash with Denmark after landing awkwardly.

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But, in a post on his Twitter account, Dummett said that he was 'edging closer' to a Newcastle return.

The return of Dummett will no doubt be a boost for manager Rafa Benitez, who has been short of options at left-back this season.

Despite pursuing reinforcements in that position, the Spaniard was unable to finalise a deal for a full-back over the summer.

At Burnley on Monday, Newcastle started with a back three to combat the issue.

But Benitez will be hopeful that this latest update means Dummett is approaching a return.