Newcastle keeper Tim Krul has handed the club a fitness boost after confirming he has not suffered a serious injury. The Dutchman sustained a hamstring problem at the tail end of Sunday's victory over Norwich.

But the 23-year-old will now hopes to take his place in boss Alan Pardew's line-up at West Bromwich Albion this weekend.

Krul said on Twitter: "Just had result back of the MRI scan.. All clear.. Already looking forward."

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