John Carver's response when asked whether Rolando Aarons will play again for Newcastle this season

St James Park

Newcastle United winger Rolando Aarons has been out with injury since November.

Newcastle United manager John Carver has told the club's official site that Rolando Aarons may return from injury before the end of the season.

Aarons has not been seen in a Newcastle shirt since way back in November, with the winger struggling with a succession of injury problems, but it seems he is close to making a comeback now.

Although Carver has confirmed that Aarons will not be fit enough to play for the Magpies' Under-21 side on Tuesday, he does think the youngster could be back in action next month.

"He's had two or three days training but he's not played in any games yet, so he'll need to get a game under his belt," he said. 

"He's not ready for Tuesday but you might get him in the last couple of games."

Having Aarons back in the team would be a welcome bit of good news, with the mood around St. James' Park one of frustration at the moment.

Newcastle have lost their last seven Premier League matches and they have slipped into relegation trouble, meaning that they need all their key players available.

Aarons' return would give Carver more attacking quality to choose from and his inclusion in the team would make them look notably more threatening.

Newcastle have lacked any sort of creativity going forward ever since Carver took charge and Aarons will need to hit the ground running if he is to help his team move away from trouble. 

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