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Newcastle clears DeAndre Yedlin to resume training

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CARY, NC - MARCH 27: DeAndre Yedlin #2 of United States intecepts a paass intended for Nestor Camacho #7 of Paraguay during their game at WakeMed Soccer Park on March 27, 2018 in Cary, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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Newcastle fans can breathe a sigh of relief after one of its young talents was cleared of injury on Wednesday.

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U.S. Men’s National Team defender DeAndre Yedlin appears to be healthy, despite sustained a knee injury during Newcastle’s Premier League opener on Saturday against Tottenham Hotspur.

Yedlin limped off in the 2-1 defeat to Spurs late on in the match, however, the Magpies have since released a statement clearing the American outside back to resume training with the team.
“The club can confirm that the knee injury sustained by DeAndre Yedlin on Saturday was not serious,” Newcastle’s official release read.

“The USA international defender limped off towards the end of United’s season opener against Tottenham Hotspur.

“However he has been assessed and undergone treatment this week and is likely to resume training with his team-mates shortly.”

Yedlin has become a regular with Newcastle since joining the club back in 2016, and has made 67 appearances in all competitions for the club.