Wigan present Solomon-Otabor damage replace forward of Burton Albion conflict
The English winger of Nigerian descent has been out of motion for the Latics since October following his knock in a league sport
Viv Solomon-Otabor is not going to be out there for Wigan Athletic’s League One encounter towards Burton Albion on Tuesday night.
The 24-year-old has been out injured following his setback in a league outing towards Plymouth Argyle on October 24.
Within the 1-1 draw towards Ryan Lowe’s Pilgrims on the DW Stadium, the Nigeria prospect fell awkwardly on his proper ankle six minutes after kick-off, earlier than he was changed by Will Keane.
Since then he has been out of motion – lacking fixtures towards Milton Keynes Dons, Northampton City, Blackpool, Chorley, Tranmere Rovers, Oxford United, Bristol Roers, Lincoln Metropolis, Sunderland, Accrington Stanley, Rochdale, Fleetwood City and Shrewsbury City – as Leam Richardson’s males proceed their battle towards relegation.
The ahead is present process remedy for the issue which has stored him out for over eight weeks.
With Richardson’s group set to sort out fellow relegation strugglers on the Pirelli Stadium on Tuesday, the membership disclosed that Solomon-Otabor alongside Harry McHugh, Gavin Massey, and Lee Evans will play no half towards Jake Buxton’s Brewers, whereas his compatriot Emeka Obi is anticipated to start out from the bench.
“Latics proceed to be with out midfielder Lee Evans, who has began the rehabilitation on his knee damage, in addition to younger midfielder Harry McHugh who has been sidelined not too long ago,” an announcement from Wigan web site learn.
“Ahead Viv Solomon-Otabor has been progressing together with his comeback from a long-term concern, having began gymnasium work over the previous couple of weeks, while fellow winger Gavin Massey is aiming for a return to motion quickly.
“Striker Kyle Joseph was a substitute in Latics’ 1-1 draw with Shrewsbury City on Boxing Day, as Latics made one change from the earlier sport, with Matty Palmer making his profitable comeback from damage towards Salop.”
Solomon-Otabor’s contract on the English group will finish in January 2021 after becoming a member of the DW Stadium giants from Bulgarian facet CSKA Moscow.
He arrived at a time when Wigan had confronted the agony of relegation from the Championship after going into administration and having 12 factors deducted.
On the worldwide scene, the participant acquired his first name up for Nigeria in October 2019, as a substitute for the injured Samuel Kalu for a pleasant towards Brazil in Singapore, the place he was an unused substitute.
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