Fabricio Coloccini Injury: Updates on Newcastle Star's Knee and Return

Tim Daniels@TimDanielsBRFeatured ColumnistJanuary 1, 2014

LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 21:  Barry Bannann of Crystal Palace and Fabricio Coloccini (R) of Newcastle United compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Newcastle United at Selhurst Park on December 21, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Tom Dulat/Getty Images)
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Updates from Tuesday, Feb. 18

Fabricio Coloccini is close to making his Newcastle return following a lengthy knee problem.

Alan Pardew told the Shields Gazette, per Sky Sports:

Colo's worked hard, and he's looking better.

He was in all weekend, so he's had four or five days.