Report: Jonjo Shelvey should be available against Southampton

Newcastle United will face Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium in the Premier League next weekend.

Newcastle United central midfielder Jonjo Shelvey should be available for next weekend’s Premier League game against Southampton, according to The Northern Echo .

It has been reported that Shelvey fractured his hand while trying to break up a training ground bust-up between Jamaal Lascelles and Mohamed Diame.

The former Charlton Athletic and Liverpool midfielder currently has his left hand in a cast, according to the report .

The Northern Echo , though, has claimed that the 25-year-old England international should be available for the Premier League match against Southampton away from home at St. Mary’s Stadium next weekend.

This will come as a boost to Newcastle, who drew 1-1 with Liverpool at St. James’ Park in the league before the international break.

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