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Newcastle United have confirmed their first-choice goalkeeper Tim Krul will miss the rest of the season with a serious knee injury.
The Dutchman had to be withdrawn after he fell awkwardly during the Netherlands' 2-1 victory over Kazakhstan on Saturday.
The 27-year-old posted on social media that he is, "devastated" he can't play his part on the pitch to help the team turn this season around.
After Newcastle confirmed Krul suffered a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament, his teammate Georginio Wijnaldum tweeted to show his support for his friend.
Krul's absence is a huge blow for Newcastle boss Steve McClaren, particularly as second-choice keeper Karl Darlow is also currently sidelined with a foot injury.
Newcastle remain at the of the Premier League, having failed to win any of their first eight games of the season.
Newcastle United have been dealt a blow after their first-choice goalkeeper Tim Krul suffered a knee injury while playing for the Netherlands.
The 27-year-old was forced from the field after he fell awkwardly in the latter stages of Holland's 2-1 victory over Kazakhstan on Saturday.
Holland head coach Danny Blind reportedly described the injury as "bad" after the match, which was played on the artificial turf of the Astana Arena.
The extent of Krul's injury will not be known until after he undergoes scans. He took to social media to thank his fans for their support.
Gutted to come off with an injury tonight. Thanks for all the get well wishes. I will know more about the extent of the injury after scans ?
Newcastle remain at the of the league, having failed to win any of their first eight games of the season.
Manchester City have beaten Newcastle comfortably, after an early scare.
Mitrovic scored a close range header, putting Newcastle a goal ahead against the Premier League's big spenders.
But Sergio Aguero responded with another header, drawing them level.
The Argentine striker then buried a deflected shot after a defensive error, and he completed his hat-trick just one minute later, after Kevin De Bruyne's through ball.
De Bruyne then scored himself, volleying home a Jesus Navas cross.
Aguero buried his fourth, bending the ball into the bottom corner. And he then poked in his fifth after a pass across the face of goal.
Steve McClaren has made one change to the Newcastle team that beat Chelsea last weekend.
Jack Colback is out with a calf injury, so Yoan Gouffran steps in.
Manchester City defender Pablo Zabaleta makes his first start of the season, while Eliaquim Mangala returns to the back line, and Fernando replaces the injured Yaya Toure in midfield.
Newcastle starting XI:
Krul, Janmaat, Mbemba, Coloccini, Mbabu, Sissoko, Wijnaldum, Anita, Gouffran, Mitrovic, Perez.
Man City XI:
Hart, Zabaleta, Otamendi, Mangala, Kolarov, Fernando, Fernandinho, Silva, Sterling, De Bruyne, Aguero.
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