Newcastle’s Medical Meltdown: Chaos Strikes as Head Physio Danny Murphy Exits, While Star Sven Botman Faces Another Knee Surgery, Plunging Magpies into Crisis!

Newcastle United defender Sven Botman will undergo surgery next week after suffering a knee injury against Manchester City.

 

Following further assessment, a scan has confirmed that he sustained an injury to his ACL during Saturday’s match and he is expected to return to action within six-to-nine months.

 

The Dutch centre-back initially sustained a knee injury in September 2023 and elected for a non-surgical rehabilitation plan – a decision which saw him return to action in December.

 

Everyone at Newcastle United wishes Sven a full and speedy recovery.

Sven Botman reveals he played on for two games after tearing his ACL ligaments — without knowing:

 

“I did my knee against Brentford but then played two games after that (without realising). It blew up the day after Sheff United game & the scan showed some big damage in my knee…