Rob Elliot’s knee injury on duty for Republic of Ireland has given Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez a huge goalkeeping problem ahead of their crunch relegation clash with Norwich City.
Elliot was stretchered off after appearing to twist his right knee after conceding a goal in the friendly against Slovakia.
Fellow Ireland goalkeeper and former Newcastle star Shay Given was watching from the TV studio, and said it was a major concern the Magpies.
He said: “He’s clearly in distress.
“It’s a worry for Ireland and of course Newcastle as well.”
Click on the tweet to see footgae of Elliot’s injury, and hear Given’s comments.