Newcastle United suffer ANOTHER injury as striker gets FA Cup knock

Newcastle United have suffered ANOTHER injury blow as striker Yoshinori Muto was forced off in the FA Cup tie at Rochdale.

Saturday, 4th January 2020, 1:52 pm
ROCHDALE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 04: Yoshinori Muto of Newcastle United runs with the ball under pressure from Jimmy Ryan of Rochdale during the FA Cup Third Round match between Rochdale AFC and Newcastle United at Spotland Stadium on January 04, 2020 in Rochdale, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
ROCHDALE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 04: Yoshinori Muto of Newcastle United runs with the ball under pressure from Jimmy Ryan of Rochdale during the FA Cup Third Round match between Rochdale AFC and Newcastle United at Spotland Stadium on January 04, 2020 in Rochdale, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

With the Magpies leading 1-0 courtesy of Miguel Almiron's goal, Muto seemed to suffer a knock to his hip on 52 minutes and was replaced by Ki Sung-yeung.

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Muto was only restored to the side in midweek, when he came in from the cold to lead the line with Joelinton ahead of Dwight Gayle.

Steve Bruce was without 11 players for the tie.