Shock call-up for teenage Newcastle United striker

Joselu has been dropped from Newcastle United’s squad for the Premier League Asia Trophy.

By Miles Starforth
Sunday, 14 July, 2019, 15:09
Jonjo Shelvey is met by fans in Nanjing.

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.