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Newcastle Loan Star Islam Slimani May Still Have to Wait a Few More Weeks for Club Debut

​Newcastle striker Islam Slimani might have to attend till the tip of March to make his membership debut, in a bitter blow for the Magpies.

​The Algerian was signed on switch deadline day on mortgage from Leicester, however is but to look for the Toon Military a month on from the swap.


The 29-year-old has been nursing a thigh damage and the expectation was that he’d be prepared for motion round this time, however as reported by the Chronicle (through ​African Soccer), he might not be prepared till the tip of the month.

The previous Sporting CP hitman is more likely to stay sidelined towards ​Liverpool and ​Southampton for the subsequent couple of rounds of fixtures, and he will not be capable to face ​Tottenham as a result of that recreation is to be rescheduled as a result of they beat Rochdale within the FA Cup fifth spherical.

It’s going to imply that Slimani could possibly be pressured to attend till March 31 when the membership face ​Huddersfield to lastly make his debut, which won’t go down nicely with the supporters who will really feel annoyed by the signing.

That stated, ought to ​Newcastle nonetheless be flirting with relegation in a month’s time and Slimani is available in and makes a constructive affect, then all might be forgiven.

That definitely could possibly be a chance – the striker scored 57 targets in 109 video games for Sporting, and confirmed glimpses at ​Leicester however was by no means actually capable of oust Jamie Vardy or Shinji Okazaki from the beginning XI on the King Energy.


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