Newcastle United hit by injury blow

Jamaal Lascelles is out of tomorrow's game against Bournemouth at the Vitality Stadium.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 1:36 pm
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 1:43 pm
Jamaal Lascelles.
Jamaal Lascelles.

Newcastle United's captain was forced off against Everton last weekend with a knee injury.

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And Rafa Benitez today revealed that Lascelles had been ruled out of the Bournemouth game.

"We had Longstaff and Elliot (injured), and now Jamaal is feeling his knee a little bit," said United's manager. "We will not take any risks."

Benitez added that Ciaran Clark, sidelined in recent weeks, has been added to the squad.