Newcastle United hit by Joelinton injury blow

Joelinton has been forced off against Leeds United this afternoon.

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.

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

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

Joelinton goes down injured.