Newcastle United news: Injury blow for Liverpool, Cisse smiling again

Papiss Cisse
Papiss Cisse

Newcastle United are looking to claim a historic win at Anfield on Saturday – and climb out of the relegation zone.

Liverpool are celebrating last night’s 4-0 win over Everton in a one-sided Merseyside derby.

But the victory has come at a cost for Jurgen Klopp.

United striker Papiss Cisse has been speaking ahead of the game.

And Cisse – who started Tuesday night’s 1-1 draw against Manchester City – has talked glowingly about the impact Rafa Bentiez has had at St James’s Park.

Meanwhile, Newcastle loanee Florian Thauvin loan return to Olympique Marseille has not exactly gone well.

But Thauvin – and Sunderland’s Steven Fletcher – had something to celebrate last night.

Find out what it was here.