Steve Bruce reveals Joelinton concern after Newcastle United defeat

Joelinton is doubtful for Leicester City’s visit to St James’s Park.

Sunday, 29th December 2019, 8:00 am
Updated Sunday, 29th December 2019, 8:05 am
Joelinton.
Joelinton.

The striker was taken off late in Newcastle United’s 2-1 home defeat to Everton yesterday with a calf problem.

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Defender Fabian Schar – who was on target in the Premier League game – felt his hamstring.

“We’ll have to see how Flo (Florian Lejeune) is, and it’s the same with Fab Schar,” said head coach Steve Bruce.

“He’s complaining of a hamstring. Big Jo is complaining of a calf as well.”