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Krul back to face Benfica

April 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul can expect a fire of baptism when he returns to the starting line-up for the first-leg of the Europa League quarter-final showdown with Benfica.

• Blog: Benfica - Newcastle's toughest test yet

Krul has been out of action since suffering an ankle injury against Metalist Kharkiv but has been rushed back by manager Alan Pardew after being declared fit.

However, the 25-year-old shot-stopper can expect lingering doubts about his ...

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