Sports News of Friday, 12 July 2019
Ghanaian international, Christian Atsu has been left out of the team list of Newcastle United’s pre season tour in Asia.
Atsu, made 27 appearances for the team and scored one goal last season in the English Premier League.
The midfielder was not named in the team list because of his participation with the Black Stars in the 2019 AFCON tournament in Egypt.
The 27-year-old picked up an injuring and left the Black Stars camp early to seek medical attention.
The Magpies will be participating in the Premier League Asia Trophy as they face Wolverhampton Wanderers, Manchester City and West Ham United respectively.
The English club will face their opponents in Nanjing and Shanghai as part of their preparations for the upcoming season.
Newcastle United Premier League Asia Trophy squad: Martin Dúbravka, Ciaran Clark, Paul Dummett, Ki Sung-yueng, Fabian Schär, Jamaal Lascelles, Jacob Murphy, Jonjo Shelvey, Dwight Gayle, Matt Ritchie, Yoshinori Muto, Isaac Hayden, Rolando Aarons, Federico Fernández, Javier Manquillo, Joselu, Jack Colback, Jamie Sterry, Karl Darlow, Freddie Woodman, Nathan Harker, Achraf Lazaar, Sean Longstaff, Matthew Longstaff, Owen Bailey, Kelland Watts, Tom Allan.