Bolton Wanderers winger Lloyd Isgrove ruled out with hamstring tear

Bolton Wanderers winger Lloyd Isgrove dominated out with hamstring tear

WANDERERS winger Lloyd Isgrove is about for a spell on the sidelines after struggling a grade three hamstring tear.

Isgrove was compelled off within the first half towards Doncaster, changing into the most recent identify on the Whites’ intensive harm listing.

Wanderers boss Ian Evatt admits it’s one other blow forward of Saturday’s conflict with Cheltenham, with Dapo Afolayan additionally lacking out attributable to suspension.

“Lloyd has received a grade three hamstring (tear) which implies both surgical procedure or not less than 12 weeks out, so not nice information,” mentioned the Bolton boss. “Dapo (Afolayan) is clearly lacking by means of suspension as properly.

“He’s gutted and we’re all gutted. As a supervisor, I at all times analyse issues which have occurred and issues which have gone on, and the Stockport house recreation is an actual frustration as a result of we should always have received that recreation.

“Then we’d have averted the replay the place Josh (Sheehan) picks up the ACL harm, Baka (Amadou Bakayoko) picks up the hamstring harm.

“We’ve to play 120 minutes at actual excessive depth after which now we have to journey to Wycombe with the identical group, the identical squad.

“Off the again of that, Izzy is fatigued and now we have to roll him out once more and he will get injured within the first half. That’s the rationale but it surely’s our personal fault, so now we have to take our medication.

“As I mentioned, classes realized and (now we have to) stick collectively as a gaggle, as a membership and fanbase. Difficult occasions can actually carry out the most effective of individuals so let’s hope this does that with our group.”

Evatt additionally revealed that Alex Baptiste might return to the aspect towards the Robins.

The skilled defender suffered a medial ligament harm towards Wycombe final weekend.

“I feel he’ll be totally match for subsequent week however there’s an excellent chance he’ll be obtainable for this weekend,” added Evatt.

“He might need to play by means of some ache to do it however Alex is a type of lads who places his hand up and steps as much as the plate and needs to crack on. In order that may be a slight optimistic.”

The Bolton boss can be hoping for optimistic information about MJ Williams, who will see a specialist tomorrow after struggling a dislocated shoulder at Wycombe.

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