Newcastle United news

Santon facing month out

September 15, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
New Newcastle defender Davide Santon is set to undergo surgery after his knee problems flared up again.

• Santon joins Newcastle

Santon, 20, has yet to make an appearance for Newcastle after joining from Inter Milan on August 30, but he is now facing at least four weeks on the sidelines after a cartilage problem flared up again during training.

"It's a worry," manager Alan Pardew said. "It looks like it could be a cartilage and it's not something you want ...

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