Newcastle boss Alan Pardew boosted by fitness bulletin ahead of trip to Norwich City

Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye is likely to start on the bench against Norwich City after being o

Newcastle midfielder Yohan Cabaye is likely to start on the bench against Norwich City after being out for two months following surgery on a groin problem. - Credit: PA Wire/Press Association Images

Influential French midfielder Yohan Cabaye is back in the Newcastle squad for tomorrow's trip to Norwich.

The 26-year-old midfielder has not played since November 11 and has had surgery on a groin problem. He is likely to start on the bench tomorrow.

Jonas Gutierrez is also expected to be fit to face Chris Hughton's side while Steven Taylor is back in training. Captain Fabricio Coloccini and striker Papiss Cisse, who missed the FA Cup defeat at Brighton, are both fit and should figure against the Canaries.

'We're getting some senior bodies back in and around the team,' said manager Alan Pardew.


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