Pancrate waiting for PNE go ahead

Newcastle are waiting for new signing Fabrice Pancrate to receive clearance to feature in Monday's televised clash at Preston.

Last Updated: 22/11/09 at 13:04

Hughton: Waiting on Pancrate's clearance

Hughton: Waiting on Pancrate's clearance

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The French winger penned a deal over the weekend after a two-week trial period with the north-east club and he will be desperate to prove his credentials at Deepdale as the Magpies look to regain top spot in the Championship.

Manager Chris Hughton has confirmed midfielder Jonas Gutierrez will be fit after pulling out of Argentina's squad due to a thigh problem sustained in the 3-1 win over Peterborough last time out.

Striker Shola Ameobi narrowly misses out, however, as he looks to return to first-team training on Tuesday following his lengthy spell on the sidelines with a foot injury.

Defender Zurab Khizanishvili serves the third and final game of his three-match suspension while long-term absentee Joey Barton remains out until the new year as he recovers from his foot operation.

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