Newcastle United supervisor Eddie Howe has admitted he’s been selecting to not play Ryan Fraser lately, relatively than leaving him out due to a health subject.
Howe denies that the Scottish winger is carrying an damage, although he additionally insisted that his former Bournemouth participant stays an necessary a part of his squad.
“No, he’s not injured,” Howe advised reporters when requested about Fraser’s state of affairs.
“He simply must preserve coaching laborious. He’s a valued member of the squad.
“I do know him higher than anybody and I do know what he’s able to. I’d like to see him again in a Newcastle shirt.”
It’s laborious to think about Fraser has a lot of a future at St James’ Park, however it’s attention-grabbing that Howe has additionally tried to defend the participant throughout this troublesome interval.