Another injury update from Sunderland, another injury setback for Duncan Watmore.
JR: We still have some missing, but some are edging closer. Aiden has had a full week training and @mp_1825 is getting closer too. Duncan has picked up a knock and both @Charliewyke1 and @Ethan_robson8 are unavailable.#SAFC pic.twitter.com/dIqdyOntJC
— Sunderland AFC (@SunderlandAFC) August 8, 2019
Jack Ross confirmed in his pre-match press conference ahead of Sunderland’s weekend game against Ipswich Town that the 25-year-old winger had picked up a knock and will be unavailable for the second League One game of the season.
Watmore has been a constant fixture on the medical table at Sunderland, missing 117 games in total for the northeast side as injury numbers from Transfermarkt show.
As you would expect, Black Cat supporters have grown agitated about how often the attacker has missed out on games due to injury, and some took to social media to vent their frustration over Watmore following this latest news from the Sunderland boss.
Here is what some Sunderland fans had to say on Twitter to Watmore’s latest injury problem…
Duncan is very injury prone just get rid
— Robert (@Safcuniverse) August 8, 2019
Watmore is made of glass
— Lauren Kenny (@laurenkenny1993) August 8, 2019
Watmore picked up a knock and put it out of play with a heavy touch
— kyle (@kylemurg) August 8, 2019
Watmore injured again? Sell him before it’s too late. Spends more time in the physio getting leg massages than he actually does on the pitch.
— Jack Moyes. (@1879JJMoyes) August 8, 2019
No shock Duncan has picked up a knock @LeeC95_ more injury prone than you he is
— Scott Brown (@brooniesafc) August 8, 2019
Watmore must’ve been injured on Saturday. He looked like he’d won a competition to play with the first team.
— Gareth Duff (@GarethDuff) August 8, 2019
Watmore literally is made of glass!!
— David Gray (@SAFC_DAVE) August 9, 2019
Watmore??? Picking up a knock???! Surely not??? pic.twitter.com/1uW4NzHbzN
— jane♡ (@janeelx_) August 9, 2019
Ross’ side got off to a disappointing start to their League One campaign, drawing at home to Oxford United.
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