News coming through that Gabby Obertan has pulled his hamstring in training this week and will be out for a while.
And both Massadio Haidara and Rolando Aarons are still not fit for the game tomorrow at Manchester City and will not travel with the squad.
Gabby Obertan – has picked up hamstring injury
Newcastle players seem to pick up a lot of hamstring injuries and a lot of injuries in general and it´s been the case for a number of years now.
On Physiorrom.com Newcastle continue at the top of the injury table with 13 injuries followed by Manchester City with just 8.
This is what Steve McClaren has said today:
“We have quite a few injuries. Jack is the only one who has a chance. Gabby and Rolando are out.”
This is today´s injury status according to Physioroom.com.
Player Injury When Back G Obertan Knock 18th October J Colback Muscular Injury 3rd October R Aarons Calf/Shin Injury 18th October P Cisse Back Injury 18th October M Haidara Knee Injury 18th October Siem de Jong Head 3rd October K Darlow Ankle/Foot Injury no date S Taylor Hamstring Injury 15th December C Tiote Knee Injury 18th October P Dummett Hamstring Injury 18th October E Riviere Knee Injury 18th October C Good Hip/Thigh Injury 18th October S Marveaux Gilmore's Groin 18th October
The return dates in Physioroom are not always accurate.
But it´s disturbing that we have so many injuries so early in the season.
What do you think?