Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles ruled out until 2020 after suffering knee injury
Lascelles had been an ever present in Steve Bruce’s Premier League starting line-up
Lascelles was hurt during a tussle with Callum Wilson during the win over Bournemouth on Saturday and was replaced by Paul Dummett after just 20 minutes.
The Magpies have now had time to assess the injury and have determined the 26-year-old will miss at least six weeks of football.
Newcastle sit 13th in the table after back-to-back victories over the Cherries and West Ham, with a trip to Aston Villa on November 25 their first match without Lascelles.