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The Telegraph’s Luke Edwards has claimed that the Swedish centre-forward is ready for a spell on the sidelines after being hit with a setback while on worldwide obligation.
Magpies reporter Dominic Scurr had claimed that the striker had not suffered a severe blow, however Edwards has now revealed that the 23-year-old will likely be out of motion for numerous video games.
He tweeted: “Confidence Bruno will play in opposition to Fulham, however report signing Alexander Isak is out for a couple of weeks, ASM is contact and go however can also be unlikely to make London journey Chris Wooden has a rib damage and is struggling too. Wilson will return however must be wrapped in cotton wool.”
Eddie Howe ought to be pissed off
The Magpies head coach ought to be pissed off by this newest setback, as shedding Isak for any time frame is a big blow for the workforce heading into their upcoming matches.
Newcastle have solely received one of their opening seven Premier League video games and can want their greatest gamers accessible to rediscover their high kind. They’ve additionally scored simply eight occasions in these seven outings, which means that the supervisor will not be blessed with a plethora of goalscoring threats in his workforce.
Isak arrived from La Liga outfit Actual Sociedad in the summertime and has hit the bottom operating in England. The Swede has discovered the web twice in his first three appearances for the Toon, scoring in opposition to Liverpool and Bournemouth both facet of drawing a clean in opposition to Crystal Palace.
He has proven that he has the standard to attain objectives at this degree, and that’s the reason his absence within the coming weeks is a big blow for Newcastle, significantly with fellow strikers Wilson solely now returning to health and Wooden coping with an damage of his personal.
The 23-year-old joined the Magpies after scoring 23 La Liga objectives between the 2020/21 and 2021/22 campaigns, which reveals that he has the power to attain frequently in a significant European league, indicating that he has the potential to achieve nice heights at St James’ Park.
Subsequently, Howe ought to be pissed off with this huge damage blow, as his workforce is not going to profit from Isak’s goalscoring abilities within the subsequent few weeks, which may restrict their menace in entrance of objective in opposition to Fulham and any subsequent matches that the Sweden worldwide might miss.