Newcastle United have confirmed that this week's big football story may have a happy ending.
The club have announced that Massadio Haidara has escaped serious injury following a dangerous tackle by Wigan Athletic player Callum McManaman last Sunday.
The Frenchman could be back in action early next month.
Former Premier League referee Jeff Winter says the Football Association should have acted over Callum McManaman's horror tackle
The Football Association have charged Newcastle United's Assistant Manager John Carver with misconduct after Sunday's away match with Wigan