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Newcastle handed multiple injury boosts ahead of Carabao Cup showdown against Man United

Newcastle United have been handed a quadruple injury boost ahead of Sunday’s Carabao Cup final, reports the Telegraph.

Kieran Trippier and Joelinton have both returned to full fitness having been withdrawn due to knocks against Liverpool.

Callum Wilson has also been able to train for a week for the first time in more than a month.

Additionally, the Magpies are hopeful that Joe Willock will fully recover in time to feature against Manchester United.

The midfielder injured his hamstring against Bournemouth a fortnight ago and missed the Liverpool game.

Willock has been undergoing an intensive rehabilitation programme since then. He is desperate to play against the Red Devils and is in a race against time to prove his fitness.

Newcastle are playing in a cup final for the first time since 1999 and searching for their first major silverware since 1955.

They will be keen to give their all against in-form Man United.

The St James’ Park club have also been boosted by the return of Bruno Guimaraes.

The Brazilian missed Newcastle’s last three games due to suspension after he was red-carded against Southampton.

Manager Eddie Howe has never won a major trophy, and the same goes for most of the players.

The Newcastle squad will earn a £1 million bonus if they pip Man United to the Carabao Cup.

Unfortunately, they will have to do so without Nick Pope after the goalkeeper was sent off against Liverpool.

German goalie Loris Karius is set to make his debut in the game after joining the Magpies as a free agent last September.

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