Newcastle fans will be 'absolutely bouncing' after Wilson's training ground reveal, says 'wowed' pundit
St James’ Park will be “absolutely bouncing” when Callum Wilson makes his return from injury for Newcastle United.
That is the view of ex-Premier League goalkeeper Paddy Kenny, speaking exclusively to Football Insider about the 29-year-old goalscorer.
Wilson netted twice in the Magpies’ first three matches this season and was their top scorer last term with 14 goals in 31 appearances.
But he was forced off with a thigh injury in the 2-2 draw with Southampton on 16 September and has not featured since.
As quoted by the Shields Gazette on 2 October, Steve Bruce revealed that Wilson would likely return to training in the “next couple of days”.
It is hoped that the four-cap England man will be fit to return to action in time for Newcastle’s clash against Tottenham on 17 October.
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This news combined with the release of emotion following the Magpies’ recent takeover will delight the Toon army, predicts Keny.
“You can’t underestimate how big that is for them, I don’t think,” he told Football Insider correspondent Adam Williams.
“He was out for a while last season and they struggled. They needed a goalscorer like him.
“Then he came back into the team, they had that good run towards the end of the season and they shot up to 12th in the table.
“If he is going to be fit after the international break, that’s great news for them.
“With the takeover stuff and him back, wow, St James’ Park will be absolutely bouncing.“