Rafa Benitez gives injury update on Jonjo Shelvey at Newcastle

Jonjo Shelvey will be in the squad for Newcastle United's visit to Vicarage Road.

Friday, 28th December 2018, 12:48 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 9:01 pm
Jonjo Shelvey.

Shelvey hasn't featured for the club since the December 1 game against West Ham United at St James's Park.

However, the midfielder has been passed fit ahead of the club's game against Watford.

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The only two players in the treatment room are Ciaran Clark and Karl Darlow, while Ki Sung-yueng is away with South Korea ahead of the Asian Cup.

Asked about injuries, Benitez said: "Clark and Darlow both are still not available – the rest of the team is available, even Jonjo. We have bodies available."

Newcastle are 15th in the Premier League.

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