The November international break is drawing to a close as Newcastle United prepare for a return to Premier League action against Chelsea at St James' Park on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 3pm).
Following a relentless period with injuries, the international break came at a good time for the Magpies. The hope now for head coach Eddie Howe is the players involved with their respective nations return to Tyneside injury-free.
As it stands, United could be without 14 senior players in total for the visit of Chelsea this weekend.
Here are the 10 Newcastle players called up for international duty during the November break - and how they've fared so far.
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1. Callum Wilson (England)
Wilson was called up to the Three Lions squad for Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia but was forced to withdraw because of a hamstring injury. The 31-year-old is set for six weeks out.
2. Kieran Trippier (England)
Trippier played a full 90 minutes as England beat Malta 3-0 at Wembley on Friday but withdrew from the squad 48 hours later because of a “personal matter”.
3. Miguel Almiron (Paraguay)
Almiron was selected by Paraguay squad for World Cup qualifiers against Chile and Colombia but a hamstring injury picked up against Bournemouth forced the winger to withdraw. He is, however, likely to recover in time to face Chelsea this Saturday.
4. Martin Dubravka (Slovakia)
The Magpies’ No.2 started Slovakia’s 4-2 win over Iceland on Thursday that sealed their spot at Euro 2024. Dubravka was then an unused sub versus Bosnia and Herzegovina with Fulham’s Marek Rodak handed a rare appearance.