Worrying Newcastle United injury concern as key man spotted in discomfort ahead of Arsenal trip

Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Newcastle United defender Fabian Schar. (Photo by George Wood/Getty Images)
Newcastle United dealt fresh injury concern ahead of the Premier League trip to Arsenal.

Newcastle United have been handed another injury concern ahead of next Saturday's Premier League trip to Arsenal (kick-off 8pm).

The Magpies drew 2-2 with AFC Bournemouth at St James' Park this afternoon and at full-time, Fabian Schar was in some discomfort as he lay on the pitch holding his arm.

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The Switzerland international was treated by medics and spoke to boss Eddie Howe before heading straight down the tunnel, rather than join the post-match applause.

Schar's injury will come as a major concern for United. While the likes of Jamaal Lascelles and Sven Botman have picked up injuries this campaign, the 32-year-old has started every Premier League match.

On Schar's injury, Howe said: "I think the ball hit his arm at the end and I think it just twisted his wrist. Fingers crossed it's not it's not serious, we could do without another injury."

On a more positive note, Newcastle hope to have Alexander Isak and Joe Willock back for the visit to the Emirates.

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