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Premier League: Daryl Janmaat says he will be ready for start of Newcastle's season

Last Updated: 07/08/14 2:48pm

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Daryl Janmaat: Ready for new season

Daryl Janmaat: Ready for new season

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Newcastle's Daryl Janmaat insists there are no worries about his fitness, with the new season less than two weeks away.

Janmaat, who joined the Magpies this summer from Feyenoord, has missed a chunk of pre-season due to his involvement with Holland at the World Cup finals.

But the 25-year-old - who looks set to be Newcastle's first-choice right-back this season, replacing Mathieu Debuchy - has calmed any fears that he might not be ready for their opener at home to champions Manchester City on Sunday, August 17.

"I feel fit but I have trained only three times," said Janmaat, who is hoping to play a big part in the friendly against Real Sociedad on Sunday.

"So it's good to get my minutes now. On Sunday, I can play more."

Whilst Janmaat should be fit for City, there is a real worry over Cheick Tiote. The Ivory Coast midfielder has a hamstring injury, which could rule him out.

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