Newcastle United have revealed that striker Yoan Gouffran did not suffer a broken leg during the side's defeat to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
The 26-year-old was taken off on a stretcher in the 58th minute during the Toon Army's 2-1 defeat to Spurs at White Hart Lane.
A club statement read: "Newcastle United are pleased to report that a precautionary X-ray has shown that Yoan Gouffran has not broken his right leg.
"The French forward was stretchered off during the second half of Saturday's 2-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur, and Gouffran will be further assessed on Sunday by the club's medical staff."
Gouffran joined the club in January from Bordeaux.