Report: Jonjo Shelvey should be available against Southampton

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle United warms up during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Newcastle United at Liberty Stadium on September 10, 2017 in Swansea, Wales.

Newcastle United will face Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium in the Premier League next weekend.

Jonjo Shelvey of Newcastle in action during the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Liverpool at St. James Park on October 1, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

Newcastle United central midfielder Jonjo Shelvey should be available for next weekend’s Premier League game against Southampton, according to The Northern Echo.

It has been reported that Shelvey fractured his hand while trying to break up a training ground bust-up between Jamaal Lascelles and Mohamed Diame.

Newcastle player Jonjo Shelvey reacts before the Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur at St. James Park on August 13, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England.

The former Charlton Athletic and Liverpool midfielder currently has his left hand in a cast, according to the report.

The Northern Echo, though, has claimed that the 25-year-old England international should be available for the Premier League match against Southampton away from home at St. Mary’s Stadium next weekend.

England's Jonjo Shelvey takes part in a team training session at St George's Park, Burton-upon-Trent, central England on September 2, 2015, ahead of their UEFA Euro 2016 Group E qualifying...

This will come as a boost to Newcastle, who drew 1-1 with Liverpool at St. James’ Park in the league before the international break.

Shelvey is one of the best and most important players in Rafael Benitez’s side, and him being available for the match against Southampton is only going to enhance the Magpies’ chances of picking up all three points from the encounter.

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