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Team news: Latest on Kolasinac, Xhaka

Granit Xhaka and Sead Kolasinac
Granit Xhaka and Sead Kolasinac

Here’s our latest team news ahead of Saturday’s match against Newcastle United.

Sead Kolasinac

Left ankle. Sead sustained a significant injury to his left ankle playing for Bosnia and Herzegovina during the November international period. Sead is progressing well in the early stages of his rehabilitation with the current aim to be back in full training in January.

Granit Xhaka

Right knee. Granit is continuing to make good progress in his recovery from a medial knee ligament injury sustained on September 26. Granit has progressed his recovery to running outside, with the aim to now be back in full training in December.


All other players in the men’s first-team squad are currently fit and available for selection.


As part of Premier League protocol, all members of our first-team squad and support staff continue to be regularly tested for COVID-19.

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