Jed Wallace has taken to Twitter to allay concerns among West Brom fans regarding his recent injury during the 1-0 Championship victory against Cardiff City on November 28.
Following his forced exit from the pitch, Wallace became a cause for concern, particularly when coach Carlos Corberan informed the media that the forward was experiencing “a lot of pain.” Despite Corberan’s inability to provide details on the injury’s nature and extent, the prospect that Wallace may not face an extended absence offers some comfort while awaiting an official announcement regarding his return timeline.
In response to a fan’s inquiry on Twitter on November 29, Wallace expressed uncertainty about his condition, stating, “Not too sure at the moment to be honest mate, hoping it’s not too serious though,” accompanied by two crossed fingers emojis. This equivocal yet optimistic reply leaves room for hope among fans awaiting further updates on the timing of Wallace’s comeback.
The optimism extends beyond Wallace himself, encompassing the entire West Brom community at The Hawthorns, fervently hoping for a quick recovery. The collective desire is for the injury not to prove a significant setback, allowing Wallace to rejoin the squad, ideally in time for the upcoming Leicester clash or, at the very least, the Sunderland match on December 9.
Interestingly, the potential timing of Wallace’s injury, if any, could be seen as relatively fortuitous. The recent return of key players such as Josh Maja, Jeremy Sarmiento, and John Swift from their respective injuries has bolstered the team’s attacking depth compared to a few weeks ago.
Not too sure atm tbh mate hoping it’s not too serious though 🤞🏼🤞🏼
However, Coach Corberan has faced persistent challenges in assembling a consistently available lineup of attacking players. Injuries have plagued the team, causing frustration for the Spanish coach, who has rarely enjoyed the luxury of having all his attacking options available simultaneously.
Jed Wallace, a crucial component of the team’s recent attacking lineup under Corberan, has stepped up in the absence of other key players, earning favor with the coach. The potential loss of Wallace for an extended period due to injury would undoubtedly be a setback for West Brom.
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