Christian Atsu could miss Newcastle United’s League match against Arsenal on Monday.
The Ghanaian could not train with the team on Friday ahead of the trip to London.
Atsu remains a doubt for the game after sustaining a knock whiles on international duty.
The winger picked up an injury during Ghana’s international friendly against Mauritania at the Accra Sports Stadium on Tuesday.
He might miss the game at the Emirates should he fail to recover on time.
Magpies boss Rafa Benitez will be relying on Miguel Almiron, Kennedy and Matt Richie in the absence of the Ghanaian international.
By Frank Darkwah