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INJURY LATEST

Posted on 22 April 2006  - 12:00

Teemu Tainio is the latest injury concern for Martin Jol after Saturday's 1-1 derby draw against Arsenal.

Teemu Tainio is the latest injury concern for Martin Jol after Saturday's 1-1 derby draw against Arsenal.

The midfielder completed the full 90 minutes at Highbury despite a toe problem and Head Coach Martin is hoping it's not too serious with just two games remaining of the Premiership season.

"Teemu was playing with maybe a small fracture in his toe, so we will have to wait and see on that one," reported Martin at Highbury before giving us the latest on the sidelined members of the squad.

"Jermaine Jenas after training on Friday had a lot of pressure on his shin - maybe it's the start of a little hairline fracture, so he couldn't play but hopefully he'll be okay for next week.

"I think we pulled him out at the right moment because he could have played maybe 45 minutes and then he would have been out for the season.

"Mido couldn't even do a fitness test, it was too painful on his knee - not his groin. At first it was his groin but he came back and now it's his knee.

"Everyone knows now about Ledley King (stress fracture, fourth metatarsal in left foot) and we had to pull out Calum Davenport (calf strain) as well.

"So we had problems going into the game and I was proud of how we played."