Kayal set for ten weeks out

Albion have suffered an injury blow on the eve of the new season as midfielder Beram Kayal has been ruled out for up to ten weeks.

Wednesday, 9th August 2017, 3:48 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 4:22 am
Beram Kayal in action against Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Picture by Phil Westlake (PW Sporting Photography)

The 29-year-old suffered a broken fibula in the 3-2 friendly defeat to Atletico Madrid on Sunday and underwent an operation today.

Sam Baldock is still ruled out with a calf injury for Manchester City's visit on Saturday but Anthony Knockaert got valuable game time, alongside Glenn Murray yesterday, in a under-23 friendly with Bournemouth.

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