Newcastle United drop defender hint ahead of Premier League trip to Aston Villa

Newcastle United have dropped a hint that defensive duo Florian Lejeune and Fabian Schar could return on Monday night.

Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 4:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 4:45 pm
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - APRIL 06: United player Florian Lejeune in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Crystal Palace at St. James Park on April 06, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Posting to their social media accounts United put up a picture of Lejeune and Schar both in the gym ahead of United’s Premier League trip to Aston Villa with emojis saying “back soon”.

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Lejeune has been out with a knee injury since the start of 2019 while Schar (also knee) sat out the last game and Switzerland’s internationals.