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Newcastle dealt double blow ahead of Everton’s clash. 

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Newcastle United Head Coach Eddie Howe speaks during the Newcastle United Press Conference at The Newcastle United Training Centre on October 18, 2022 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Serena Taylor/Newcastle United via Getty Images)

Newcastle manager Eddie Howe has ruled out Alexander Isak and Saint-Maximin for Everton’s clash. 

Isak has been sidelined through injury until after the World Cup(Photo: Getty Images)

The club-record signing made a strong start to his Magpies career, contributing two goals in his opening three starts in the Premier League.

However, the 23-year-old has not made an appearance since suffering a thigh injury on international duty with Sweden towards the end of September.

Isak has contributed to two goals in three games for Newcastle.. (Getty Images)

Howe reveals the club’s record signing has suffered a setback in his recovery from a thigh injury and will be out until after the World Cup.

Meanwhile, Saint-Maximin still remains sidelined after missing Old Trafford trip on Sunday.

Saint-Maximin had only just returned from six weeks out when coming on as a substitute during Saturday’s 5-1 win over Brentford. (Getty Images)

He said: “Maxi has a very slight irritation of his hamstring. On its own, that would be very small and would probably just be a few days out, but the problem we have is that because it’s the third time he’s done it now, we’re going to have to be very careful with his return to play. That’s a blow.”

Both teams will be seeking to return to winning ways when they face off at St James’ Park on Wednesday night.

The Magpies currently sit sixth in the table, while the Toffees are 14th in Premier League table.

 

 

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