Newcastle United hit by Joelinton injury blow

Joelinton has been forced off against Leeds United this afternoon.

Saturday, 22nd January 2022, 4:02 pm

The Newcastle United forward was taken off after pulling up for the second time with what looked like a groin injury.

Joelinton had tried to play on after pulling up midway through the half.

However, head coach Eddie Howe took him off after the 25-year-old signalled that he couldn’t continue after breaking down.

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Joelinton was replaced by Sean Longstaff at Elland Road, where the score was goalless at the break.

Joelinton goes down injured.