Newcastle United midfielder Jonjo Shelvey might face a spell on the sidelines as he awaits scan outcomes on his knee damage.
Shelvey picked up the knock throughout Newcastle’s 2-2 draw with Bournemouth on Saturday. The midfielder has been on a superb run of type however might now be dominated out for a prolonged time period, in keeping with the Every day Mail.
The 26-year-old has hit a run of type of late, cementing his place within the Newcastle facet and turning into a key participant as they give the impression of being to elevate themselves away from the underside three.
Newcastle journey to Liverpool within the Premier League this weekend, as they give the impression of being to increase the hole between themselves and the relegation zone.
Shelvey has been enjoying by the ache barrier in latest weeks, with a groin drawback requiring him to obtain painkilling injections as a way to get by video games.
Even when handed match for the journey to Liverpool on the weekend, Benitez might relaxation Shelvey for his or her conflict in opposition to Southampton subsequent week, as the results of the fixture may have an even bigger impression on their Premier League relegation battle.
If you do not know why Rafa Benitez usually drops Jonjo Shelvey, watch Frank Lampard clarify why. Felony for any participant to slack off like that, not to mention for a membership preventing relegation #NUFC pic.twitter.com/GEXMi1yN0J
— Dan McMahon ⚡ (@DanMcmahonF1) February 24, 2018
Nonetheless, the scan might reveal extra severe harm than anticipated, ruling him out for an extended time period – though a timescale is tough to foretell earlier than his scan comes again.
Shelvey was closely cricitised by Match of the Day pundit Frank Lampard on Friday evening, for his uncharacteristic errors that led to the 2 late targets Newcastle conceded of their 2-2 draw at Bournemouth.
It has now grow to be obvious that Shelvey was battling the ache from his accidents and due to this fact couldn’t get as closely concerned within the play as he would have wished.