Newcastle United suffer injury blow as Isaac Hayden is taken off on stretcher

Newcastle United have suffered a major injury blow after Isaac Hayden was taken off on a stretcher in the game at Brighton & Hove Albion.

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 8:54 pm

Hayden was taken off just before half-time, with Brighton now 1-0 up at the break.

Newcastle United tweeted: “The Magpies are forced into a change as Isaac Hayden cannot continue following an accidental collision with Bissouma and is stretchered off.

“We wish Isaac a speedy recovery.”

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Neal Maupay of Brighton & Hove Albion is challenged by Ciaran Clark of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Newcastle.

Newcastle are deep in relegation trouble and are behind to their relegation rivals.