Newcastle United injury blow after Joe Willock substituted in the first-half against Wolves

Joe Willock was substituted during the first-half of the clash against Wolves.

Saturday, 2nd October 2021, 4:04 pm

Newcastle’s afternoon had not started great when they found themselves 1-0 down through Hee-Chan Hwang’s strike.

Their misery was compounded when summer-signing Willock was forced to limp-off with a suspected hip-injury.

Willock had received treatment for the injury on the half-hour mark and tried to play on, however, just minutes later, he was forced off the field.

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Joe Willock of Newcastle United receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Newcastle United (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Jeff Hendrick came on as his replacement.

There will be more updates on the injury post-match.

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