NEWCASTLE are desperately hoping for Residence Workplace clearance to play new striker signing Alexander Isak at Liverpool on Wednesday.
Whereas Toon chiefs have registered the £63million membership document Swedish frontman, boss Eddie Howe can’t choose him till he has obtained his work allow after arriving from Actual Sociedad.
However with nearly all of civil service employees off for at present’s financial institution vacation, it leaves solely a tiny window for Howe to get the inexperienced mild.
Prem guidelines say that gamers should have all paperwork authorised and lodged with the FA by midday on the final working day earlier than a match.
Which means Newcastle successfully have only a three-hour interval between 9am and noon on Tuesday to get clearance to permit Isak to function at Anfield.
It’s understood that Newcastle have requested for a “precedence appointment” for Isak however whereas the FA will do every part to finish his registration, the ultimate determination rests with the Residence Workplace timetable.
Isak was in attendance at Molineux on Sunday however needed to watch on from the stands as his new aspect grabbed a last-minute level at Wolves due to Allan Saint-Maximin’s pearler.
The 1-1 draw means Toon stay unbeaten however Howe will likely be determined to have Isak out there with Callum Wilson lacking by harm.
Isak can also be wanting to get underway after revealing his delight at signing for the Magpies.
He stated after becoming a member of: “I am delighted to have it finished. It was an enormous, large determination for me however it’s a determination I’m actually proud of.
“It’s a nice, historic membership that I feel anybody want to play for, with superb followers.
“They had been an enormous a part of why I got here right here – and in addition the membership’s undertaking, which is one which I actually consider in.
“You all the time wish to go right into a staff and know the way they play.
“I feel Newcastle play very enticing soccer and I wish to be part of that.”