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

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

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.

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

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

Andy Carroll.Andy Carroll.
Andy Carroll.