Newcastle United player stretchered off against Burnley

Joelinton has been stretchered off the pitch at Turf Moor this afternoon.

The Newcastle United midfielder had lengthy treatment after “falling awkwardly” following an aerial challenge. The score against Burnley was goalless at tehe time.

Jacob Murphy replaced Joelinton, whose name was chanted by United’s 2,350 travelling fans as he was taken off the field by medics.

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Within minutes, the visitors, 12th in the Premier League, took the lead from the penalty spot.

Callum Wilson put Newcastle ahead following a VAR check after Nathan Collins handled a corner.

Joelinton is stretchered off at Turf Moor.