Injury boost for Newcastle as Daryl Janmaat ruled fit for Aston Villa game

Daryl Janmaat.
Daryl Janmaat.
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DARYL Janmaat looks like being fit for Newcastle United’s clash against Aston Villa on Saturday.

The Dutchman limped off against Manchester City last wek with a groin problem.

And with United desperately short of players – with only four recognised defenders available, plus utility man Ryan Taylor – John Carver was fearing the worse.

But the head coach today revealed the right-back’s injury isn’t serious.

“Daryl Janmaat is fine,” Carver revealed. “He was taken off as a precaution last weekend and he has trained well this week.”

Janmaat has started every one of Newcastle’s Premier League games this season.