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Lascelles set to face Arsenal

1st April 2019, 16:11 by Gareth Freeman

Newcastle will be without Sean Longstaff and Fabian Schar at Arsenal on Monday as Jamaal Lascelles returns from injury.

Skipper Lascelles missed the 2-2 draw at Bournemouth last time out but has now recovered from the knee problem and is available to face the Gunners.

Longstaff has a knee injury and is recovering quicker than had been expected although it still appears unlikely he will feature again this season.

Schar serves the second match of a two-game suspension but would probably have missed the trip to north London regardless after suffering concussion on international duty with Switzerland.

Manager Rafael Benitez feels one more win will be enough to secure survival for Newcastle, who go into the game in 14th place in the Premier League table and seven points clear of danger.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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