Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

De Jong Ruled out for the Season

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

De Jong Ruled out for the Season

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SIEM de Jong has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a collapsed lung, with the ex-Ajax star spearheading a long list of injuries that has left Newcastle United's squad looking depleted.

In total John Carver has TEN players unavailable to him for the clash with Manchester United.

And that includes seven players who would be in with a realistic chance of starting the game against the Red Devils.

De Jong underwent surgery last month after a comeback in the reserves from a knee injury resulted in a fresh setback with his lung.

Remy Cabella is still missing with a knock and Massadio Haidara has a knee issue.

Steven Taylor (calf), Paul Dummett (knee), Cheick Tiote (knee) and De Jong will not be back in action until pre-season.

ere is better news for Rob Eliott, Rolando Aarons, Cabella and Haidara who should be back in contention for Everton on March 15.

Speaking on De Jong, Carver said: "He sees the pass to provide strikers with the ball. …

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