Shock call-up for teenage Newcastle United striker
Joselu has been dropped from Newcastle United’s squad for the Premier League Asia Trophy.
The striker was named in the managerless club’s 27-man travelling party earlier this week.
However, the 29-year-old, wanted by Alaves, didn’t travel with his team-mates to China, and was replaced in the squad by Elias Sorensen.
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Joselu, signed by Rafa Benitez two years ago, found his opportunities limited last season. Sorensen, 19, hit form for United’s Under-23s last season.
Newcastle take on Wolverhampton Wanderers in Nanjing on Wednesday.