Newcastle strikers Joelinton and Yoshinori Muto returned to training this week to hand head coach Steve Bruce a double boost.
Joelinton was substituted after sustaining a rib injury during the first half in the 3-2 victory at Oxford in the FA Cup fourth round last week, while Muto has been out of action with a hip problem since their third-round draw with Rochdale on January 4.
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Their return will be boost to Bruce, who has a lack of forward options with both Andy Carroll (hip) and Dwight Gayle (hamstring) sidelined.
A statement on the club’s official website said: “Joelinton and Yoshinori Muto both trained as Newcastle United prepared for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Arsenal this week.
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