"He needs a good run in the team and to be scoring plenty of goals, and then Newcastle will challenge, I am sure.
"I don't know the situation, I haven't spoken to him. I don't know what it is.
"I have read it is maybe groin or maybe hernia or whatever. I don't really know what it is, if anything.
"I have only seen what Sam has said. He took him off as a precaution and hopefully, that's all it is."