Southampton may have been handed a huge blow in their attempts of remaining in the Premier League this season.
According to a report by Sky Sports, Ralph Hasenhuttl has revealed that Danny Ings could be out on the sidelines for around three weeks with a hamstring injury.
The forward hurt himself against Burnley last weekend and had to be withdrawn in the first half of the match.
“Danny had made after 20 minutes a big step to the ball and then a sprint, then he had problems with his hamstring,” Hasenhuttl said.
“That costs him maybe two or three weeks to come back, that is not good.
“We will miss him, for sure, he is a good player for us and good striker, we need to have him here.”
Ings has scored seven times for Southampton this season having joined on loan in the summer from Liverpool and will definitely miss the crucial game with Cardiff City at the bottom of the Premier League.
Ings’ latest injury will come as a huge blow to Southampton over the next few weeks as he has been extremely important to the side.
The forward has been able to find the back of the net on a number of occasions and with the match against Cardiff coming up at the weekend, The Saints would have been looking for the 26-year-old to help them ease the gap at the bottom of the Premier League.
With the possibility of him missing fixtures against Arsenal and Fulham as well, Hasenhuttl will hope his other strikers will be able to step up and fill the void the Liverpool loanee has left.
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