Alexander Isak injury history and updates

Newcastle United's Alexander Isak (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images)
Newcastle United's Alexander Isak (Photo by GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP via Getty Images) /

How often does Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak get injured? We take a look throughout this article – Alexander Isak injury history and updates.

Fortunately for Newcastle fans the answer is not a lot. Since Isak arrived at St James Park for a record fee in 2022, fans were sceptical about his poor injury record at Borussia Dortmund. But in truth, he hasn’t shown many signs of replicating this poor history at Newcastle.

Here’s a list of Alexander Isak’s most notable injuries through his time at Newcastle, including some updates on the midfielder’s most recent injury

Alexander Isak injury history and updates

Alexander Isak groin injury, October 2023

Alexander Isak picked up a groin injury towards the end of October 2023. In fairness, the Swedish striker did do well to go a whole year injury free. At the time of writing this, Newcastle prepare for some important fixtures against Man United, Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund in three different competitions. Isak does not make our Newcastle predicted lineup vs Man United, since he’s ruled out.

Alexander Isak thigh injury, September 2022

Alexander Isak got off to a good start in Newcastle colours in the 2022/23 season. In the opening seven fixtures, the Sweden international scored two goals. Unfortunately, though, before he could take part in gameweek 8, he suffered from some thigh problems, seeing him ruled out for “a number of weeks” (The Telegraph, September 2022).

Thankfully for Eddie Howe, though, his new signing was ruled out at the time that the trustworthy Callum Wilson returned to training. It’s never nice to see a player on the treatment table, but at least Howe had somebody else to rely on.

Isak’s replacement found his way back into the starting eleven and scored in the first game upon his return. While Isak is a team player, it wouldn’t have been nice to see his main competition scoring a goal in his absence.

Even during the World Cup break, Isak remained injured upon the return to Premier League football. Finally, though, Isak was used in the FA Cup fixture against Sheffield Wednesday, where the Magpies were knocked out of the competition. Isak played 46 minutes to mark his return