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Krul sidelined for up to five weeks

February 28, 2013
By ESPN staff
Tim Krul could be out for up to five weeks with an ankle injury he picked up in Newcastle's Europa League last 32 second leg 1-0 win at Metalist Kharkiv.

• Blog: Milburn's Ford Cortina

Krul, 24, visited a specialist earlier in the week after leaving the game on crutches last Thursday, following a challenge from striker Jonathan Cristaldo.

"His ankle is still a little bit swollen. We think (he will be out for a) maximum four weeks, five weeks, but we are ...

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