Jose Enrique is recovering from brain surgery, describing it as "the toughest few weeks of my life."
Following the announcement of the 2018-19 Premier League fixtures, we looked at some of the best facts around the opening weekend.
Liverpool are reportedly interested in Jamaal Lascelles, but former Reds boss Rafael Benitez expects the Newcastle United captain to stay.
Rafael Benitez's future is an ongoing source of speculation at Newcastle United, but owner Mike Ashley insists the manager has his backing.
Rafael Benitez called for the club's board to back his Newcastle team after they beat Chelsea 3-0, saying: "The potential is there".
Chelsea were too busy thinking about the FA Cup final during their Premier League loss to Newcastle, says Gary Cahill.
Chelsea missed out on a place in the Premier League's top four but Antonio Conte is not getting ready to say goodbye.
Chelsea will spend next season playing in the Europa League, having finished fifth after a miserable 3-0 loss at Newcastle United.
Keeping hold of manager Rafael Benitez is imperative for Newcastle United, says captain Jamaal Lascelles.
Rafael Benitez, Chris Hughton and David Wagner could challenge Pep Guardiola for the Premier League's managerial award, says Jurgen Klopp.