Danny Mills fears for Newcastle United after it was reported that Martin Dubravka has suffered a fresh injury setback.
The former Leeds and Manchester City defender, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, laude the “absolutely superb” 31-year-old who he believes is the Magpies “best player”.
The Times claim that the Slovakia international has suffered a setback in his recovery from an operation on his heel and looks unlikely return until December.
Dubravka, who made more saves than any other goalkeeper in the Premier League last season, injured his heel while on international duty at the back end of August.
Karl Darlow has been given the gloves in the Slovakian’s absence and started in the 4-1 loss against Manchester United on Saturday.
When asked by Football Insider for his thoughts on the latest injury news coming out of St. James’ Park, Mills said: “He is a big loss for Newcastle.