Hughton happy with depth of Newcastle squad

Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton insists he's happy with the depth of his squad.

Newcastle United boss Chris Hughton insists he's happy with the depth of his squad.

Hughton maintains that there is enough strength-in-depth to maintain Newcastle’s strong start to the season.

“Only time will tell, but I think we’re better equipped squad-wise than we were last season,” he said. “If I looked at the bench on Wednesday, yes Nile is a young one.

“Of course Peter (Lovenkrands) is another, more experienced player.

“We have a bit more experience in defence with Sol Campbell and Steven Taylor.

“Unfortunately Ryan Taylor has gone over on his ankle and he’ll be out for a period of time.”

 
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