Newcastle midfielder Sammy Ameobi could be sidelined for several months by an injury suffered on reserve team duty.

The 19-year-old limped off during Tuesday's second string victory over Wigan and could face a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

A club spokesman said: "Sammy Ameobi will be sidelined for a period of time, likely to be a number of months, as a result of an injury sustained in the reserves' win over Wigan."

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