PHOTO: Tim Krul back in training for Newcastle United

Tim Krul

Despite fitness concerns Tim Krul was back training for Newcastle United.

Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul is back in training after an injury scare.

It was originally reported this week the Dutchman could miss weeks of action with an elbow injury.

Newcastle issued a statement on their website on Wednesday suggesting this was not the case: 

"Tim Krul has been further assessed today by the club's medical staff and the club can confirm that he has nothing more than a very minor elbow injury. The club will continue to monitor the situation but are confident that he will be available for the game against Leicester City on Saturday."

His presence and comfort in training suggests there is no reason to fear the goalkeeper will miss action this weekend and fans should be positive about his chances of playing as the side bid to end a poor run of form.

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