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Injured Christian Atsu left out of Newcastle United squad for pre-season trip to China

Winger Christian Atsu has been excluded from Newcastle United’s squad to China for the 2019 Premier League Asia Trophy in Nanjing and Shanghai.

The Ghana international suffered an injury playing at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt and has been given some days to recover fully.

The Magpies travel to the Far East on Saturday and players including Martin Dúbravka, Fabian Schär, Jamaal Lascelles, Matt Ritchie and Sean Longstaff will be on the plane.

Atsu, 27, made 27 appearances for the team and scored one goal last season in the English Premier League.

Newcastle will play in the Premier League Asia Trophy’s opening match against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Nanjing Olympic Stadium on Wednesday, 17th July.

It is directly followed by back-to-back Premier League champions Manchester City against West Ham United.

Newcastle United Premier League Asia Trophy squad: Martin Dúbravka, Ciaran Clark, Paul Dummett, Ki Sung-yueng, Fabian Schär, Jamaal Lascelles, Jacob Murphy, Jonjo Shelvey, Dwight Gayle, Matt Ritchie, Yoshinori Muto, Isaac Hayden, Rolando Aarons, Federico Fernández, Javier Manquillo, Joselu, Jack Colback, Jamie Sterry, Karl Darlow, Freddie Woodman, Nathan Harker, Achraf Lazaar, Sean Longstaff, Matthew Longstaff, Owen Bailey, Kelland Watts, Tom Allan.

Martin Dúbravka, Ciaran Clark, Paul Dummett, Ki Sung-yueng, Fabian Schär, Jamaal Lascelles, Jacob Murphy, Jonjo Shelvey, Dwight Gayle, Matt Ritchie, Yoshinori Muto, Isaac Hayden, Rolando Aarons, Federico Fernández, Javier Manquillo, Joselu, Jack Colback, Jamie Sterry, Karl Darlow, Freddie Woodman, Nathan Harker, Achraf Lazaar, Sean Longstaff, Matthew Longstaff, Owen Bailey, Kelland Watts, Tom Allan.

 

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