Eddie Howe will miss his first sport accountable for Newcastle United after testing Positive for Covid-19.
Assistant head coaches Jason Tindall and Graeme Jones will lead the group for the Premier League match towards Brentford on Saturday within the absence of Magpies boss Howe, who was appointed because the successor to Steve Bruce earlier this month.
Howe will now self-isolate for 10 days in keeping with authorities steering, which suggests he’s additionally set to overlook subsequent Saturday’s journey to Arsenal.
“I am very dissatisfied that I will not be there with you all at St. James’ Park tomorrow, however it’s extremely essential that I observe the rules and self-isolate,” Howe mentioned.
“I might prefer to reassure everybody that I really feel positive, and whereas that is unwelcome information for me, I do know it hasn’t derailed our preparations for what is a vital sport.
“I’ve been, and might be, in fixed communication with my teaching group and the gamers, each tomorrow and through the week, and I do know they are going to be giving every little thing on and off the pitch.”
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