Rafa Benitez gives injury update on Newcastle's Mohamed Diame

Rafa Benitez has been given an injury boost ahead of Newcastle United's visit to the King Power Stadium.

Friday, 6th April 2018, 1:42 pm
Updated Friday, 6th April 2018, 1:56 pm
Rafa Benitez

On-loan striker Islam Slimani is not eligible to play against Leicester City, his parent club, tomorrow.

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And striker Joselu is also back on the training field after a week on the sidelines.

Asked about injuries, United manager Benitez said: "We're fine. We don't have any problems.

"Slimani cannot play, but Joselu has recovered and is nearly fully fit. Diame has been training."

Mohamed Diame

Newcastle are 12th in the Premier League with seven games left to play.

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