Defensive duo set for Newcastle United returns

DeAndre Yedlin’s pushing to make his Newcastle United comeback.

Tuesday, 6th August 2019, 5:24 pm
Acraf Lazaar.

Right-back Yedlin has returned to training after recovering from the groin operation he underwent in May.

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And left-back Achraf Lazaar – who has missed the club’s final three friendlies – is also close to a return ahead of Sunday’s Premier League season-opener against Arsenal.

Head coach Steve Bruce said: “All of them, hopefully, join in (this week). Hopefully, they’ll be OK.”

Meanwhile, midfielder Jack Colback has been sidelined with a groin problem.