Steve Bruce has spoken with journalism for Monday’s trip to Arsenal. The head coach has some good news and some bad news regarding the fitness of some of his players.

Here is an update from Bruce on a few Magpies according to the club’s Twitter account:

” Jamal Lewis could come back in. Jamaal Lascelles too. We have actually got an issue with Federico Fernández.

Allan Saint-Maximin is training today or tomorrow which is great news but he’s been out for around seven weeks so we’ll need to monitor him.”

There’s a possibility Bruce could get both Jamal Lewis and Jamaal Lascelles back for Monday. Nevertheless, Federico Fernandez seems eliminated with an undefined injury. That’s a shame as the Argentine was among the couple of gamers to put in an excellent performance at Sheffield.

It also appears that Paul Dummett is great after being required off versus Sheffield on Tuesday. Bruce has confirmed that Dummett was removed due to cramps and not due to injury.

Regional injury expert Ben Dinnery has actually tweeted the following upgrade on Paul: