It’s not too often we get good news at Newcastle these days, but it’s always good to start a day off with it – and the news is that Papiss Cisse is fit to play against Liverpool on Saturday.
Papiss Cisse – fit to play against Liverpool
The news is in the Shields Gazette and Cisse is now back in training at Benton, after seeing a French specialist in Paris over the last couple of days, and he has been passed fit to play – so hopefully he can add to his 13 goals for the season, and go above Demba Ba in the scoring charts at Newcastle.
And you have to give the lad a lot of credit, because he’s been playing through pain for Newcastle, since he picked up the rib injury in the Europa League tie against Benfica.
But the Newcastle fans can now cheer him on this Saturday – and if we can get a win against the Reds, we are probably safe in the league for this season.
That would come as a huge relief.
Cisse wore a protective vest in last Saturday’s 1-1 draw at West Brom, and although the lad is keen to keep playing – another blow to his ribs may still rule him out for the season – that’s the bad news.
But hey – so far so good.
And go easy on him if he misses some chances, he’s at least getting into positions to score, and that’s always good to see from any striker.
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