Newcastle United injury blow as £55m duo ruled out of Burnley clash - £60m star starts

Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Sven Botman after scoring the team's third goal which is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Newcastle United at Brentford Community Stadium on April 08, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Sven Botman after scoring the team's third goal which is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Newcastle United at Brentford Community Stadium on April 08, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Sven Botman after scoring the team's third goal which is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Newcastle United at Brentford Community Stadium on April 08, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images) | Getty Images
Newcastle United are without two key players for the Premier League fixture versus Burnley.

Newcastle United are without Callum Wilson and Sven Botman for this afternoon’s Premier League clash against Burnley at St James’ Park (kick-off 3pm).

After both scoring in the Magpies’ 8-0 win at Sheffield United last Sunday, the pair were left out of the squad for the 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.

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Wilson had tightness in his hamstring while Botman had a knee issue. And following a late fitness on Friday, the duo have been ruled out against Vincent Kompany’s Clarets.

Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Sven Botman after scoring the team's third goal which is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Newcastle United at Brentford Community Stadium on April 08, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Sven Botman after scoring the team's third goal which is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Newcastle United at Brentford Community Stadium on April 08, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)
Callum Wilson of Newcastle United celebrates with teammate Sven Botman after scoring the team's third goal which is later disallowed during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Newcastle United at Brentford Community Stadium on April 08, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Jamaal Lascelles captains the side and partners Fabian Schar at centre-back in eight changes from Eddie Howe.

£60m club-record signing Alexander Isak has been passed fit. The Swede, who is United’s joint-top scorer with four goals level with Wilson, went off with a calf issue shortly after scoring against City.

Newcastle United XI: Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Jamaal Lascelles, Fabian Schar, Dan Burn, Bruno Guimaraes, Sean Longstaff, Elliot Anderson, Miguel Almiron, Anthony Gordon, Alexander Isak.

Subs: Martin Dubravka, Paul Dummett, Joelinton, Sandro Tonali, Matt Ritchie, Matt Targett, Lewis Hall, Tino Livramento, Jacob Murphy.

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