Fulham v Newcastle United early team news: £83m trio among 11 ruled out & two doubts

Fulham v Newcastle United: Early team news ahead of this afternoon's FA Cup fourth round tie at Craven Cottage.

Newcastle United hope welcome back Jacob Murphy for Saturday evening's FA Cup fourth clash away to Fulham (kick-off 7pm).

The Magpies have been without the winger since the 1-0 win over Arsenal on November 4 after he underwent surgery on a dislocated shoulder. The 28-year-old originally sustained the issue in the 1-0 defeat to Borussia Dortmund before it happened again 10 days later.

After nine weeks out, Murphy returned to light training before the Premier League winter break and the two weeks without a game has allowed him to make good progress on the training pitch. Callum Wilson, Harvey Barnes and Joe Willock are also nearing a return.

Earlier this week, Newcastle delivered the news that Joelinton will be sidelined until May after undergoing groin surgery. The Brazilian's absence leaves United with just three fit senior midfielders in Sean Longstaff, Lewis Miley and Bruno Guimaraes.

Here's a look at the early team news from both camps:

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