Newcastle United issue Fabian Schar update

Eddie Howe has issued an update on Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar.

Tuesday, 17th May 2022, 7:51 am

Schar was forced off during last night’s 2-0 win over Arsenal at St James’s Park after a collision with Eddie Nketiah.

The defender was replaced by Jamaal Lascelles.

Eddie Howe revealed after the game that Schar was taken off due to concussion protocols.

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Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar leaves the pitch.

"Fabian, I think, is OK,” said United’s head coach. “I think he was taken off due to protocols. He wanted to stay on. I think it was the right decision.”