Newcastle United v West Ham United Premier League injury news with 7 out & 5 doubts

The latest injury updates ahead of Newcastle United's home game with Premier League rivals West Ham United.

Newcastle United have a whole host of injury issues ahead of their return to Premier League action on Saturday lunchtime.

With the final international break of the season now in the past, Eddie Howe's men return to their push for a place in European competition with a home game against a West Ham United side current sat four points and three places above them in the table.

There was further bad news for Howe during the two-week break when Dutch defender Sven Botman was ruled out of action until the midway point of next season after undergoing surgery on a long-standing knee issue - but that is far from the only issue the Magpies boss is facing as his side look to bounce back from their Premier League defeat at Chelsea and the FA Cup exit at the hands of Manchester City.

Ahead of Saturday's game, NewcastleWorld looks at the latest injury news from Newcastle and West Ham.

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