Newcastle United’s Matt Ritchie played against West Bromwich Albion with a broken wrist on Tuesday, but the midfielder will not miss any action due to his injury, according to a report.
The Daily Mail claims, that the winger is opting to play through the pain and wear a special protective cast so he doesn’t miss any games.
The 28-year-old was a key member of Newcastle United’s comeback against WBA, as the Magpies successfully drew 2-2 after being two goals down at The Hawthorns.
Newcastle had previously lost the last four league games in a row, and the point has helped stop the rot.
The midfielder was wearing a protective cast for the game against WBA, after he fractured his wrist during Newcastle United’s 3-0 defeat to Watford.
The Scottish international is set to play Chelsea on Saturday, and so far this season, has featured in every Premier League game for the Magpies.
After his two assists on Wednesday, the midfielder has a total of six league assists for the season but is yet to grab a goal.
In other Newcastle United team news, current boss Rafael Benitez has delivered a concerning update on the fitness of his stars ahead of the clash with Chelsea.