Sven Botman injury history and updates

Sven Botman of Newcastle United (Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images)
Sven Botman of Newcastle United (Photo by Jonathan Moscrop/Getty Images) /

How often does Newcastle defender Sven Botman get injured? Here, we answer the question through looking at the “Sven Botman injury history and updates“.

Sven Botman is a colossal defender who has been playing his part at St James’ Park since 2022. Certainly, he’s developed into an important member of Eddie Howe’s starting eleven and when he’s fit, he more than often starts.

Here’s a list of Sven Botman’s most notable injuries throughout his time at Newcastle, including some updates on the defender’s most recent injury.

Sven Botman injury history and updates

Sven Botman knee injury, September 2023

In the buildup to the match against Burnley in the Premier League, it was revealed that Sven Botman had become a doubt to play in the match. Reported on the Newcastle official website, club captain Jamaal Lascelles was granted a start in the match against Burnley, with Botman missing out.

With the important Champions League fixture against Paris Saint-Germain coming up, it’s a race against time for Botman, as Eddie Howe would love to have him back in time. Although, it’s very unlikely that the defender will be ready anytime soon.

According to Eddie Howe, Botman could be out until he October international break. A big blow for the Magpies. Already his second injury of the 2022/23 season

Sven Botman ankle injury, August 2023

Towards the beginning of the 2022/23 season, Newcastle faced Liverpool in the Premier League. It was a match to forget as they lost late on against ten men at home. But other than the loss, Eddie Howe had more reason for concern, as Botman was subbed off late in the match through ankle injury.

Thankfully, Botman returned in time to face Brentford at home. The defender sparked a turnaround in form, as the Magpies thankfully got back to winning ways with his presence noted at the back.