Sunderland have shown real improvement in recent weeks, as they look to win a timely promotion back into the Championship.
The Black Cats are currently sat fifth in the League One table, and will be keen to close the gap on league-leaders Rotherham United at the earliest of opportunities.
But they were dealt a frustrating injury blow in their recent win over Oxford United at the weekend, as defender Bailey Wright was forced off late into the game at the Kassam Stadium.
Speaking in an interview with the club’s official website, Phil Parkinson issued an important update on Wright, and claimed that the injury ‘doesn’t look good’.
“It doesn’t look good, that’s all I can say. Bailey has been excellent for us but if he is out for a period, Alim comes in and there’s no problem with that at all.”
Plenty of Sunderland supporters took to social media to react to this frustrating injury update on Wright.
Take a look at the best of the reaction from Twitter below….
Rest up big man.
— Forster UK (@forsterchris0) February 17, 2020
Wished you a speedy recovery @baileywright92 🔴⚪️🔴⚪️
— Oluwaseun Bamgboye (@bamgboyeolu) February 17, 2020
Alim should fill in fine 🇹🇷🇹🇷
— SAFCNP (@SAFCNP) February 17, 2020
Gutting for Bailey, he’s been an absolute great asset for the team
— Kylie Bater (@Kylie88Emma) February 17, 2020
Ozturk is a defender who can just defend, Bailey Wright is a good organiser who can also pass a good ball ⚽
— Alan Collings (@AlanCollings2) February 17, 2020
Wright has been class
— lee sproat (@sproaty28) February 17, 2020
Just give @baileywright92 a contract anyways been class!
— Micky Harrison (@Micky_safc) February 17, 2020
Good player but is injured too often.
— Edward Waddell (@eddiesphone) February 17, 2020
— Charlie Alcock (@charliealcock18) February 17, 2020
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