said Japan is unlikely to face the risk of a deflationary spiral.
has largely struggled for game-time given Salomon Rondon's recent form, it is still a blow for Rafa Benitez ahead of a hectic January.
"He's fit, he's fine," Benitez said of Muto
, when he was asked if the former Mainz forward was in his selection thoughts for this midweek fixture.
The lower house also backed the nominations of Masaaki Shirakawa, a former BOJ executive director, and Takatoshi Ito, a professor at the University of Tokyo, as deputies to Muto
BOJ rate hikes not to be linked with market long-term rate views: Muto
could return to the Newcastle starting line-up tonight
Ki was omitted from the South Korea squad for this international break while Muto
was not picked for Japan as his wife has recently given birth and he has been afforded some paternity leave by his club and country.
said slight cutbacks in production from January occurred after a sharp increase in the October-December period last year.
Benitez said after the game: "There are a couple of muscle problems with Shelvey and Muto
That goal is only Muto
's second competitive strike for the Magpies, and the former Mainz forward is fully aware that he needs to add to his tally.
has revealed he felt "isolated" during Newcastle United's 3-1 defeat at Carrow Road.
Japanese striker Yoshinori Muto
claims he "felt isolated" after replacing Joelinton during the 3-1 defeat at newly-promoted Norwich on Saturday.