Wednesday 18 July 2018

Mitrovic suspended for three games after admitting violent conduct charge

Aleksandar Mitrovic will not be eligible to return until October
Aleksandar Mitrovic will not be eligible to return until October

Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic will serve a three-match ban after admitting an FA charge of violent conduct.

Mitrovic appeared to catch West Ham's Manuel Lanzini with an elbow during Newcastle's 3-0 win over the Hammers on Saturday in an incident that was not seen by referee Neil Swarbrick or his assistants but was caught on video.

The Serbia international will miss the Premier League games with Swansea, Stoke and Brighton and will be eligible to return for the home clash with Liverpool on October 1.

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