The Frenchman though has recovered remarkably quickly and is ready to make an impact on the Newcastle first team.
Lejeune is a classy defender who has proved in his time with Newcastle that he belongs in the top-flight.
Steve Bruce cannot leave a player as good as Lejeune out of his side and the unfortunate man to be dropped could be Paul Dummett.
The Geordie defender who has turned himself into a fan-favourite in recent years could be the man to make way for Lejeune.
The other candidate to be dropped for Lejeune is the captain Jamaal Lascelles, and I just can’t see Bruce make such a bold move to accommodate the Frenchman – so it seems that it will be Dummett who has to miss out.
This would be harsh on Dummett who has developed into a solid Premier League defender in recent years but the combination of Lejeune and Schar starting attacks and carrying the ball is too good for Newcastle to miss out on.
I cannot wait to see Lejeune back in a black & white shirt.