Injury expert doubts Newcastle United recovery claims as THREE more players added to treatment list

Injury expert Ben Dinnery has questioned Newcastle United’s injury claims after suffered THREE more issues at Wolves took the treatment list to 13.

Saturday, 11th January 2020, 6:10 pm
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Steve Bruce, Manager of Newcastle United reacts as Joao Moutinho of Wolverhampton Wanderers is injured during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United at Molineux on January 11, 2020 in Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nathan Stirk/Getty Images)

Despite coming away from Molinuex with a point, United are counting the cost this evening with Paul Dummett and Dwight Gayle suffering hamstring issues and Joelinton a groin.

Post-match Bruce said: “"Both Gayle and Dummett were hamstring injuries. Dummett is the other leg [than his previous injury]. Joelinton had a groin. We'll see how we are [with players returning] tomorrow."

Martin Dubravka added: “Hopefully the injuries aren’t bad ones and they can be ready for next game.”

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But Dinnery, an injury analyst for Premier Injuries, doubts that prognosis on Gayle and Dummett.

He said: “FA Cup replay on Tuesday (no chance). And considering both look to be recurrences - groin and hamstring respectively Dummett/Gayle - then highly unlikely IMO.”