Senegal Eliminated from AFCON, Ba and Cisse to Return Early

"Newcastle strikers Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse will be returning to the club at an earlier date than expected. Senegal still have a third group game to play on Sunday, so it is doubtful that they would be able to return for the Magpies' league match at Ewood Park in Blackburn two days later. However, they should be ready to go for the February 5 clash with Aston Villa on Tyneside."