Newcastle United's Kieran Trippier boost as midfielder suffers injury blow on international duty

The season just keeps going for some of Newcastle United’s international stars.

Seven Newcastle United players have been in senior international action while Elliot Anderson and Santiago Munoz were called-up to Scotland Under-21s and Mexico Under-21s squads respectively.

Here is a round-up of all of Newcastle’s international representatives…

Kieran Trippier – England

Belgium's Johan Bakayoko and Scotland's Elliot Anderson fight for the ball during a soccer game between the U21 teams of Belgium and Scotland, Sunday 05 June 2022 in Sint-Truiden, the last qualification match (out of 8) in the group I, for the 2023 Under-21 European Championships. (Photo by BRUNO FAHY/BELGA MAG/AFP via Getty Images)

Kieran Trippier was back in the England starting line-up once again as they played out a goalless draw with Italy at Molineux in the Nations League.

The Newcastle full-back completed the full 90-minutes for the second time in the space of a week. An encouraging sign for Newcastle given he only recently returned from a broken metatarsal.

Next up for England and Trippier is their final Nations League match of the international break as they host Hungary at Molineux.

Emil Krafth – Sweden

Emil Krafth started for Sweden as they were beaten by neighbours Norway for the second time this international break.

The Magpies right-back played the full Nations League game as Sweden lost 3-2 in Oslo.His international duty is now over until September.

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Fabian Schar – Switzerland

Fabian Schar was an unused substitute as Switzerland beat Portugal 1-0 in their Nations League match. It was a good response to last weekend’s 4-0 defeat in Lisbon.

Schar will now enjoy a short break before returning to Newcastle for pre-season in July.

Jeff Hendrick – Republic of Ireland

The Newcastle midfielder played the final six minutes as Ireland beat Scotland 3-0 in their Nations League match in Dublin.

He will now prepare to face Ukraine in Poland on Tuesday before returning home.

Miguel Almiron – Paraguay

Miguel Almiron scored his first brace for Paraguay for Paraguay as they drew 2-2 in an international friendly match against South Korea on Friday.

Some tenacious closing down saw the 28-year-old win possession on the edge of the Korea penalty area before coolly finding the bottom right corner of the goal to give Paraguay a first-half lead.

Almiron doubled the visitors’ advantage shortly after the restart with a fine curling finish from 20-yards to complete a quick counter-attacking move.

Goals from Son Heung-min and Jung Woo-young completed a second-half comeback for South Korea.

Chris Wood – New Zealand

The striker was a late substitute in a goalless draw against Oman last week as New Zealand prepare for their crucial World Cup play-off against Costa Rica in Doha on Tuesday.

Santiago Munoz – Mexico Under-21s

After helping Mexico progress to the Tournoi Maurice Revello semi-finals, Santiago Munoz couldn’t stop his country suffer a 4-1 defeat to hosts and eventual winners France last week.

But after scoring his first Mexico Under-21s goal in the group stages against Indonesia, Munoz added to his tally in a third place play-off match as he scored a first-half header before assisting Efrain Alvarez in a 2-0 win over Colombia.

Elliot Anderson – Scotland Under-21s

The Scottish FA confirmed Elliot Anderson had not been included in their matchday squad for the 1-1 draw with Denmark on Friday due to injury.

The nature of seriousness of the injury is yet to be disclosed as the 19-year-old returns to Tyneside.

Bruno Guimaraes – Brazil

The 24-year-old helped Brazil pick up back to back wins against South Korea and Japan last week before heading back to his home country for a post-season holiday.