McCann missing for Forest date

06 August 2010 08:46
urnley midfielder Chris McCann is set to miss the home clash with Nottingham Forest on Saturday, but four new players could be handed debuts.[LNB] McCann is to see a specialist next week about the niggling knee injury problem that has curtailed his pre-season.[LNB]McCann, who missed a large chunk of last season with two knee injuries, is currently undergoing treatment for a knock sustained during the Clarets' tour to Singapore.[LNB]He has been out of action since and boss Brian Laws is keen to get a second opinion on the problem.[LNB]McCann's absence aside, Laws has four new signings at his disposal for the Championship opener at Turf Moor in Chris Iwelumo, Ross Wallace, Dean Marney and Lee Grant.[LNB]Laws said: "Everyone apart from Chris McCann is fit and available and vying for a place in the team."

Source: Team_Talk