Tuesday, 12 December 2017 10:11 GMT
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West Brom suffer Brunt injury blow

(MENAFN - Kora) The Northern Ireland midfielder was withdrawn midway through the second half of last Saturday's 3-0 home defeat to Manchester United



And, following a diagnosis of medial knee ligament damage, Brunt is set to miss much of West Brom's fight against relegation from the Premier League



West Brom are yet to win a game under the stewardship of new head coach Pepe Mel, who has a number of other injury concerns heading into the trip to Swansea City this weekend



Midfielder Claudio Yacob is a doubt due to a hamstring problem, while defender Steven Reid has a knee injury and could also be unavailable



Full-back Billy Jones is making progress in his recovery from a hamstring tear picked up in the 1-1 draw with Fulham last month, however, centre-back Diego Lugano faces three to four weeks on the sidelines after suffering a similar injury to Brunt while on international duty with Uruguay



West Brom travel to the Liberty Stadium on Saturday out of the relegation zone by virtue of goal difference only


West Brom suffer Brunt injury blow

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