Bristol City have confirmed that Alfie Mawson has suffered another knee problem, whilst striker Chris Martin is expected to miss around three months with a hamstring injury.
Mawson, who missed ten weeks earlier in the campaign after an issue with his other knee, has returned to his parent club Fulham, who’ll assess the extend of the damage he sustained during the Robins’ FA Cup tie at Sheffield United in midweek.
The former Swansea City man was sent off in the second-half at Bramall Lane, but it now appears that he might have played with final game for Bristol City – with his loan deal expiring at the end of the campaign.
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Meanwhile, Martin’s season is also over after the club confirmed that the former Derby frontman has undergone successful surgery on his hamstring, that will see him miss around three months.
Martin joined back in September following his release from the Pride Park outfit, and has scored four times in all competitions for the Robins.
These injury blows are the latest in a freakish line of setbacks for City, whose supporters have expressed their ever-growing frustration on Twitter:
What the actual is going on! This is literally beyond belief now! 🤷🏻♂️
— Colin Sutton (Sutts) (@sutts007) February 12, 2021
Can we end the season now please
— Levi D Rowles (@Levi_Rowles16) February 12, 2021
Won't be watching anymore of this season. We are run like a absolute joke.
— Gabriel (@PeeledPeas) February 12, 2021
We are an absolute joke. The medical staff aren’t doing something correctly. We get long term injuries every year.
— Ryan Cleverly (@cleverly_ryan) February 12, 2021
Wait, what!?! I thought he got sent off. When'd he do his medial ligament – when he ran down the tunnel…!?!
— Mat Rees (@acematrees) February 12, 2021
Mawson's opposite knee too, so a completely new injury. Unbelievably unlucky
— KH (@CliftonReds) February 12, 2021
pain and suffering
— based !1! #TeamKong (@BasedPog) February 12, 2021
— Ell (@EllisPreedy) February 12, 2021
WE ARE A SHAMBLES https://t.co/cbiGXqcJcY
— JT (@jaymturner) February 12, 2021