Steve Bruce names Newcastle United player who's doubtful for Chelsea

Andy Carroll is doubtful for Chelsea’s visit to St James’s Park.

Friday, 17th January 2020, 5:00 pm
Updated Friday, 17th January 2020, 5:00 pm

The striker missed Tuesday night’s 4-1 FA Cup win over Rochdale with an injury.

And Carroll, re-signed last summer as a free agent as he recovered from ankle surgery, isn’t expected to be fit for tomorrow evening’s Premier League game.

“We wait on Andy Carroll,” said head coach Steve Bruce, who has lost Dwight Gayle for at least a month with a hamstring problem.

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Yoshinori Muto, another of his strikers, is also sidelined.

Andy Carroll.