Newcastle United issue Callum Wilson injury update

Callum Wilson has taken another step forward as he pushes to make his Newcastle United comeback.

Thursday, 30th September 2021, 3:42 pm

The striker, signed from Bournemouth for £20million last year, has been sidelined with a thigh injury since late August.

Saturday’s game against Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux will come too soon for Wilson. However, the club today revealed that the 29-year-old had returned to “light training”.

Wilson, it’s hoped, will be available after the forthcoming international break for the October 17 home game against Tottenham Hotspur.

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Callum Wilson last month.

Speaking last week, head coach Steve Bruce said: "If I’m going to be brutally honest, I would think after the international break would be the return of most, maybe next week would be too early. We’ll see where we are next weekend. It's a frustrating time for us, in that respect. It’s difficult enough. However, when you’re without five or six of your big players, it becomes even more difficult.”

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