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Newcastle post positive Allan Saint-Maximin update ahead of Wolves

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Newcastle United have this afternoon taken to social media, to provide a brief update on the fitness of sidelined winger Allan Saint-Maximin.

Newcastle struggling

Steve Bruce’s men are currently in the midst of an altogether-disappointing spell of form.

The Magpies have failed to secure a victory in any of their last 4 outings across all competitions.

After falling to a trio of consecutive Premier League defeats over the last couple of weeks, Newcastle’s last fixture saw them stutter to a 1-1 draw with League One strugglers Rochdale in the 3rd-round of the FA Cup over the weekend.

This actually comes on the back of an excellent run of 3 wins from 4 on the part of the Geordie outfit early in December.

Saint-Maximin latest

Key to the downturn in form being endured by Newcastle was the hectic festive schedule.

Steve Bruce’s squad is a relatively small one when compared to most of their Premier League rivals, with a number of injury setbacks over recent weeks having taken their toll.

Among those to have picked up a fitness issue was Allan Saint-Maximin.

Summer signing Saint-Maximin endured a tough start to life at St. James’ Park, but had begun to show his worth as the campaign wore on with a number of impressive performances.

As such, it came as an untimely blow when it was confirmed that the Frenchman was set to be ruled out for around a month, after picking up a hamstring injury versus Southampton in December.

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 08: Allan Saint-Maximin of Newcastle United goes off injured during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Southampton FC at St. James Park on December 08, 2019 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Saint-Maximin has since gone on to miss 6 fixtures, with Newcastle having managed just a solitary victory during his time out of action.

As outlined above, though, an update on his fitness has today been forthcoming, with the Magpies having confirmed that the pacy wide-man has returned to outdoor activities, as he ‘makes good progress’ towards a full recovery:

As such, Saint-Maximin could yet potentially feature in Newcastle’s next outing, a trip to Molineux to face Wolves on Saturday.

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