Sporting activities Information of Friday, 8 January 2021
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has discovered Jeffrey Schlupp’s hottest harm will retain him out for “a number of video games”.
The Ghana midfielder is set for a spell on the sidelines soon after finding up an injury in the initially 50 % of Saturday’s 2- home triumph about Sheffield United in the Leading League, times after scoring the match opener.
Media speculation following Schlupp underwent a scan on Monday claimed the German-born is set to continue to be in the treatment home for 3 months. Hodgson, even so, refused to confirm the studies.
“The health-related personnel are hardly ever prepared to do that [put a time frame on Schlupp’s expected injury return], but he’s definitely likely to be lacking a number of game titles,” Hodgson mentioned in his team information on Thursday forward of Friday’s FA Cup face with Wolverhampton Wanderers, his club’s formal internet site studies.
“We’ll just have to do the finest we can. It is a muscle pressure. He’s received superior powers of restoration and we hope he’ll have them once more.
[This game may be too soon for [Tim Cahill] but I wouldn’t be shocked to see him in the squad for the following league match as well.
“We’re not risking [Scott Dann] in the video game but I do not see that as a long-phrase personal injury.”
Schlupp’s absence will be a blow to Palace in their Premier League marketing campaign this season.
The utility male has so much built 15 Premier League appearances involving 12 starts off for the Eagles, who occupy the 14th spot on the table immediately after 17 rounds of matches.
His strike in opposition to the Blades was his next goal of the year, having also netted a very important equalizer to assure a 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspur final thirty day period.
He is definitely out of Friday’s FA Cup come across with Wolverhampton Wanderers and very important league fixtures in opposition to Arsenal, Manchester Metropolis, West Ham United, and again Wolves this month.
Schlupp joined Palace from Leicester Metropolis in 2017 right after helping the former sensationally acquire the league in 2016.
His most recent injury could see him overlook Ghana’s 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches in opposition to South Africa and Sao Tome and Principe in March.
The 28-calendar year-previous only returned to national obligation past November just after about a yr in the worldwide wilderness partly thanks to health and fitness issues.