Newcastle face five weeks without keeper Krul

Newcastle keeper Tim Krul is facing up to five weeks on the sidelines with his ankle injury.

Newcastle keeper Tim Krul is facing up to five weeks on the sidelines with his ankle injury.

The 24-year-old Holland international visited a specialist earlier this week following a challenge by striker Jonathan Cristaldo in Newcastle's Europa League match.

Boss Alan Pardew said: "His ankle is still a little bit swollen. We think [he will be out for a] maximum four weeks, five weeks, but we are hoping for less than that."

 

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