Newcastle United captain, Jamaal Lascelles and Allan Saint-Maximin are reportedly suffering from ‘long-term effects from Covid- 19 following the club’s mass outbreak.
Back in November, Newcastle’s Benton headquarters was closed after an outbreak of Covid-19 forced them to cancel training.
Federico Fernandez and Isaac Hayden confirmed they both tested positive for COVID-19 during the outbreak, which saw more than 10 individuals at the club test positive
Now, club sources have confirmed that Lascelles and Saint-Maximin have also been struggling with the virus.
The two who last played for Newcastle in their 2-0 defeat to Chelsea on November 21, have not trained since they contracted the virus, and will only return when they get better.
Speaking in a pre-match news conference, Steve Bruce said he was concerned for the health of two of his squad, but did not name them.
He said it is ‘frightening’ the impact it has had on two of them, with concern remaining for their…
Source: Linda Ikeji