Jonas Gutierrez last played for Newcastle in October 2013

Jonas Gutierrez could return for Newcastle United after cancer recovery

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Jonas Gutierrez

Newcastle vs Aston Villa: Jonas Gutierrez set for emotional return as he could play first game since beating cancer

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Tyler Blackett signs new contract: Manchester United tie down defender who had just four months left to run on his old deal

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Joe Allen suggests Liverpool are better now without Luis Suarez than they were last season with the striker who joined Barcelona

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Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic, centre, is led away after being sent off against Burnley on Saturday

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Ashley Barnes tackle: Burnley forward will face no further action for shocking challenge on Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic

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