Boss Rafa Benitez had expected them to be fit for Saturday’s game, but the club have confirmed they will be following the advice of the FA, who state a player should not return for at least six days.
Daryl Janmaat has praised Watford's 'great ambition' after completing his move from Newcastle for an undisclosed fee.
Ian Holloway sits down with Brighton boss Chris Hughton to discuss the season ahead, transfer plans, and facing former side Newcastle in front of the Sky cameras...
The third round draw for the league cup was made tonight
ARSENAL are reportedly considering a shock move for Newcastle centre-back Chancel Mbemba.
USA international DeAndre Yedlin has joined in a deal worth £5million and instantly replaces Daryl Janmaat, who signed for Watford on Wednesday for around £7.5million.
Ciaran Clark has been called up by Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill for the coming international break.
NEWCASTLE have undergone some major business in the last 24 hours.