There was some bad news for Newcastle with Dwight Gayle having picked up a hamstring injury today, so he will likely be out a number of weeks, exactly how long we will not know maybe for a couple of days.
Rafa has given an update on the injuries after the game, but he couldn’t say too much and we’ll have to wait until tomorrow at the earliest to see what the prognosis is for Gayle (hamstring) , Hayden (groin) and Anita (ankle).
Rafa Benitez – three injuries picked up today
After the game Rafa Benitez was asked if he as update on the injuries and this is what he said as reported in the Chronicle:
“Not too much. With the three of them we’ll have to wait, the doctor told me we will have to check tomorrow.”
“Obviously to make substitutions is not good news.” “But in the end we had to do it.”
“With all three of them – we had to make the substitutions.”
“It was a bad tackle on Anita and it was his ankle, Hayden it’s his groin and Gayle it’s his hamstring.”
We’ll have to hope that Anita’s ankle ligaments are not damaged, otherwise he could be out for some time.