Seven senior Newcastle players could miss clash v Leicester – Sky Sports journalist

Newcastle United could be without seven of their first-team players for their Carabao Cup meeting with Leicester City at St James’ Park on Wednesday night, according to Sky Sports journalist Keith Downie.

The reporter claimed via his personal Twitter account that Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar, Joelinton, Miguel Almiron, Christian Atsu and Jonjo Shelvey are all doubts for the midweek action while Allan Saint-Maximin is definitely out after suffering a hamstring injury in the 1-0 win over Tottenham on Sunday.

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