John Carver confirms Paul Dummett may miss rest of the season

INJURED ... Paul Dummett.
INJURED ... Paul Dummett.
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JOHN Carver has confirmed the Gazette’s exclusive story that defender Paul Dummett will miss the next couple of months with a knee injury – and he could be out for the rest of the season.

The Gazette today reported Dummett would be out long-term with the injury, which he picked up in last week’s 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace.

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And Carver has now confirmed the news, which leaves Newcastle with just FOUR fit senior defenders.

Carver said: “The good news is Paul Dummett doesn’t need an operation but he is out for around 10-12 weeks.”