Newcastle United news: Gayle update, Benitez's selection 'problem'

Dwight Gayle
Dwight Gayle

Rafa Benitez is sweating on the fitness of Dwight Gayle for Saturday's home game against Cardiff City.

Gayle missed Newcastle United's 2-1 win over Preston North End last weekend with a hamstring problem.

And Benitez has given an update on the striker's fitness ahead of the Cardiff match.

United's manager has also spoken about winger Matt Ritchie's one-game suspension and what it means for his team selection.

We also have news of a familiar voice who is disappearing from the airwaves this month.

Finally, former Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko was trending on Twitter last night. Here's why.