Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe has revealed that considered one of his key males jetting off to the World Cup subsequent week may miss their remaining Premier League recreation earlier than the event.
The Magpies can be effectively represented in Qatar with 5 senior gamers already confirmed to be heading to the showpiece occasion.
However chatting with the media earlier than Chelsea’s go to to St James’ Park within the Premier League on Saturday, Howe revealed that star striker Callum Wilson has been coaching on his personal attributable to an ongoing sickness.
“We’ll wait and see. He’s been coaching individually from the group. He’s had an sickness, so he’s been away from the group,” Howe mentioned. “He’s been working effectively, however I have to decide on whether or not he’s match sufficient to play.”
Wilson was taken off at half-time throughout Newcastle’s romping 4-1 win over Southampton – a consequence that ended Ralph Hasenhuttl’s spell in cost on the south coast.
Previous to that disappointment, the 30-year-old had been in good goalscoring for Newcastle, netting six targets in ten video games to cowl for the absence of injured summer season signing Alexander Isak.
Wilson’s performances have been sufficient to persuade Gareth Southgate to call him in England’s 26-player squad for the World Cup, edging out the likes of Roma’s Tammy Abraham and Brentford’s Ivan Toney – a participant many felt can be boarding the airplane to Qatar.
Former Bournemouth striker Wilson earned the final of his 4 worldwide caps in 2019, with a objective towards United States at present his solely strike at that stage.