Newcastle skipper Kevin Nolan will miss
the final two games of the season after undergoing ankle surgery.
The 28-year-old will have the operation
later today, but is expected to be fit for the start of the new campaign.
Darren Fletcher could play some part in Manchester United's attempts to secure a record 19th
league title on Saturday after coming through a reserve-team outing against
Fletcher's season has been scarred by a virus he
picked up in March that laid him low for almost two months. The Scotland skipper
is viewed as a likely starter in the Champions League final against