Matty Longstaff to miss Man United after failing fitness test

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Alex Mott

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Matty Longstaff will get a reserve team run out this coming Monday as he looks to ease his way back after injury.

Longstaff has been suffering with a long-term thigh strain and had hoped to be back for Newcastle’s senior clash with Manchester United on Saturday.

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However that seems to have come a little bit too late for the midfielder, who will get his first minutes next week when the Under-23s take on Fulham at St James’ Park instead.

Longstaff scored the winner last season when Newcastle beat Manchester United 1-0 at home, but has since been in and out of the starting XI through various knocks.