Damien Duff, the forgotten man of Newcastle United recently have been pledged his commitment for the club and its supporters that he will paying back what the club have been paid for him.
His fellow Irish national team-mate Shay Given have spoken on the official website that the Toon Army have not seen the real Duff so far. After his £5M transfer from Chelsea last year’s summer, Duff first year with the black-and-white have been filled with injury, and he is expecting to make a comeback early November after damaging ankle ligaments at Portsmouth in April.
“He wants Newcastle supporters to see the real Damien Duff and that’s a quality player who can be one of the best wide players in the division.” Said Given.
Meanwhile, quoted from the Daily Mail, Damien Duff and Michael Owen has appears to have a scret training lesson today. Owen who have just three days after surgery on his stomach injury, working on the session to chase for his fitness for the upcoming Newcastle United match on Sunday and the crucial England Euro 2008 clash with Estonia in 10 days’ time.
Wearing a blue training kit, Owen embarked on a series of shuttle runs and fitness work which suggests he is well ahead of schedule in his bid to return to full fitness, the Daily Mail reported.
The other injury update is about our new Brazilian defender Claudio Caçapa who was missed the Arsenal and Manchester City games because of groin injury. Claudio is set to return against Everton on Sunday. The club physio announced that his injury is not serious and he can start to play again on Sunday.
Emre, who has 90 minutes of play and scores against the City reserves on Tuesday, is also ready to play on Sunday. While Joey Barton looks have to wait a little while before he can start his debut for Newcastle in Premier League.