Covid-19: Saint-Maximin finally back

Hard hit by Covid-19 since November, Allan Saint-Maximin should make his return to the lawns against Aston Villa.

Allan Saint-Maximin no longer wore the jersey of Newcastle since November 21, 2020 and a loss at home to Chelsea (0-2). Good news, he should be back in the next few days. “Saint-Maximin is in the team. He has been training all week and his physical condition is really good, ”said his trainer, Steve Bruce.

The former Nice had been affected by a severe form of Covid-19 according to Sky Sports. The manager of the Magpies said at the time: “They are going to walk for half an hour and they need to go back to bed. It’s as brutal as that. Fatigue is one thing that has affected them all. But for two of them, it goes further than that. We hope that they will find the light at the end of the tunnel, but for some, it is difficult ”, without revealing the names of the players. But the French winger then denied this information.

Author of a good start to the season (1 goal and 1 assist in 8 matches), Allan Saint-Maximin will try to help his team to move up the standings (currently 15th), if he is aligned on Saturday against Aston Villa.

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