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Sakh's back (well, almost)


Filed: Thursday, 20th October 2016
By: Staff Writer


Diafra Sakho will begin training with the first team once again within a matter of days, according to club doctor Stijn Vandenbroucke.

The Senegal striker has been missing in action since he rejected the chance to join West Bromwich Albion back in August, since when the club have made occasional references to a possible return date.

However Vandenbroucke, speaking via the club's website confirmed that he expects the 26-year-old to begin working with the first team squad once again little more than a week from now.

"Diafra Sakho's fitness levels are improving every day," wrote Vandenbroucke. "He will start training in controlled Under 23 sessions on Monday and will then join the first-team squad the following week."




There was also good news regarding record-signing Andre Ayew who has already re-joined the first team for training. "Andre has worked hard on his rehabilitation and joined the group on Monday," confirmed Vandenbroucke.

"His fitness levels improve with every day that passes and we are all looking forward to seeing him back in action soon."

In other injury news Andy Carroll is still no closer to a first team return, Arthur Masuaku has pinpointed November as a target for his return from a knee injury whilst Sam Byram (hamstring) and Gokhan Tore (quadriceps injury) are both continuing their rehabilitation with no return date set.

Finally, Darren Randolph - who injured a knee during the international break whilst on duty with the Republic of Ireland - will miss this weekend's game with Sunderland but is expected to return to training by the weekend.






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