Nelsen injury blow hits Rovers plans

24 February 2010 11:34
The centre-back suffered the problem during Sunday's 3-0 victory over North-West rivals Bolton after landing awkwardly.[LNB]Nelsen had to be replaced just before half-time and manager Sam Allardyce later expressed concern that he could be out for some time.[LNB]Scans have revealed that he has torn a muscle behind the knee and suffered extensive bone bruising.[LNB]The 32-year-old will not be able to return for four to six weeks but should be fit to captain New Zealand at this summer's World Cup.[LNB]"It's probably the best result I could have got," Nelsen told Radio Sport.[LNB]"In the great scheme of things it's not too bad. It certainly could have been worse."[LNB][LNB] Liverpool v Blackburn. Click here to bet.  

Source: Team_Talk