Joelinton is just one of a number of injury concerns for Eddie Howe to deal with ahead of the clash with Tottenham Hotspur (Photo by Henry Browne/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United injury news: Fresh injury worries for Eddie Howe mean nine players ruled-out - photo gallery

Injuries are beginning to pile up at Newcastle United - but Sunday’s opponents have also been hit hard.

Neither Eddie Howe nor Antonio Conte’s squad have a full bill of health heading into Sunday’s game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

This will be each side’s 12th league game of a gruelling season and one that sees nine players already ruled-out from making an appearance.

Spurs were defeated 2-0 by Manchester United in midweek whilst Newcastle earned a hard-fought win over Frank Lampard’s Everton - courtesy of yet another wonderful strike from man of the moment Miguel Almiron.

The Qatar World Cup is scheduled to start in just a month’s time with players up and down the country eyeing their spots in the national squads for the tournament.

Here, we take a look at the injury issues affecting both Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur ahead of Sunday’s game (4:30pm kick-off) at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium:

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