Injury boost for Newcastle as Daryl Janmaat ruled fit for Aston Villa game

Daryl Janmaat.
Daryl Janmaat.

DARYL Janmaat looks like being fit for Newcastle United’s clash against Aston Villa on Saturday.

The Dutchman limped off against Manchester City last wek with a groin problem.

And with United desperately short of players – with only four recognised defenders available, plus utility man Ryan Taylor – John Carver was fearing the worse.

But the head coach today revealed the right-back’s injury isn’t serious.

“Daryl Janmaat is fine,” Carver revealed. “He was taken off as a precaution last weekend and he has trained well this week.”

Janmaat has started every one of Newcastle’s Premier League games this season.