Newcastle defender Florian Lejeune has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a knee injury against Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Newcastle vs Crystal Palace
Roy Hodgson saluted skipper Luka Milivojevic after watching him fire Crystal Palace to the brink of Premier League safety with his 10th successful penalty of the season at Newcastle.
Skipper Luka Milivojevic fired Crystal Palace to the brink of Premier League safety from the penalty spot as Newcastle were made to pay for missed chances.
Rafael Benitez has told Newcastle “the ball is in their court” as they attempt to agree a new contract.
Fabian Schar will return to the Newcastle squad for Saturday’s Premier League clash with Crystal Palace.