Anthony Gordon, Fabian Schar & Alexander Isak: Newcastle United injury list & expected return dates

Anthony Gordon, Fabian Schar & Alexander Isak: Newcastle United injury list & expected return dates.

Newcastle United will make late checks on five players for Saturday's Premier League trip to Luton Town.

Anthony Gordon and Emil Krafth were on the end of contentious tackles by Mosies Caicedo and Levi Colwill, respectively, during the midweek Carabao Cup quarter-final exit to Chelsea.

Krafth withdrew at half-time because of a gash on his shin while Gordon was brought off just moments into the second half as a result of Caicedo dragging his studs down his calf.

“We’re going to see how they are this morning," Magpiesboss Eddie Howe said on Friday. "Anthony was sore, it was a horrible challenge on him I thought having reviewed it. Really disappointed with the tackle. He’s sore but we’ll see how he is today, hopefully he’ll improve quickly.

"Emil had a really nasty cut on his shin which went quite deep. It required stitches, so he’s quite sore as well.” 

Prior to the 4-2 penalty shootout defeat at Stamford Bridge, United lost Fabian Schar (glute) and Joelinton (hamstring) during in the first-half of Saturday's 3-0 win over Fulham.

The pair underwent scans on Monday and didn't feature in West London. Howe says their injuries aren't serious with a decision on their involvement against Luton still to be made.

Howe said: "The scans painted a similar picture, nothing too serious with either. Joe’s slightly more than Fabby but again, we’ll make a decision on both players leading up to this game."

Alexander Isak has missed the last two matches after feeling the after-effects of a recent groin issue.

“50/50 at this moment," said Howe. "He’s obviously missed the last two games so he was feeling something in his groin.

"On the scan, there wasn’t necessarily an injury just more tiredness around the muscle. That will be down to the medical team."

Thirteen Newcastle players are either a doubt or ruled out against Luton. Here, NewcastleWorld takes a look at Newcastle's lengthy injury list and when each player is expected to return:

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