By Obaloluwa Joshua, LAGOS
William Troost-Ekong is expected to spend around two weeks on the sidelines after sustaining injury on international duty with Nigeria, reports Pnosports.com
The centre-back returned back from international duty early after copping a hamstring injury in Nigeria’s friendly against Algeria last week Friday.
Watford provided an update on Troost-Ekong’s fitness on their official website on Friday.
William Troost-Ekong was forced off the pitch with a hamstring injury whilst representing Nigeria last week, and is aiming for a mid-October return,”reads the statement.
The London club also provided an update on another Nigerian at the club, Tom Dele-Bashiru.
Dele-Bashiru has been sidelined since August but is nearing a return to action.
“Having sustained a lateral collateral ligament injury in August, midfielder Tom Dele-Bashiru’s rehabilitation is going well, with the 23-year-old training individually outside,” the club added.
The Hornets will face Stoke City will in their first game under new manager Slaven Bilic at the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday.