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Nottingham Forest star handed contemporary return date after newest Nuno replace

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After being hit with a four-point deduction to depart their Premier League standing doubtful, Nottingham Forest have been handed extra unhealthy information within the type of a irritating damage replace.

Nottingham Forest damage information

As if the problem of staying within the Premier League and avoiding relegation wasn’t daunting sufficient, Forest’s four-point deduction has left them one level adrift of security with simply 9 video games left to play.

Forest launched an announcement following the information of their deduction, detailing the information that they plan to enchantment in opposition to the choice made by the Premier League. The assertion on the membership’s official web site learn: “Nottingham Forest can affirm that it has at present lodged an enchantment in opposition to the four-point sanction imposed by the Fee in relation to the Membership’s breach of the Premier League’s Revenue & Sustainability Guidelines (PSR).”

What’s extra, as Nuno Espirito Santo appears to be like to information his facet to security, he may also have to take action with out quite a few gamers in sure fixtures, given Forest’s damage record.

Nottingham Forest’s accidents

Potential Return Date

Ola Aina

07/04/2024

Nuno Tavares

07/04/2024

Chris Wooden

30/03/2024

Gonzalo Montiel

No Return Date

Willy Boly

No Return Date

Including to that record to make issues worse is now Taiwo Awoniyi. Espirito Santo confirmed that Awoniyi will miss no less than the following two Forest video games after one more damage blow for the ahead.

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He produced a powerful show through the worldwide break.

The Forest boss stated (through London World): “He’s doing remedy. It’s a severe damage, sadly. It’s a massive blow for us as a result of he had simply come again (from damage). The significance of Taiwo is big. He provides us another choice. I don’t know precisely how lengthy he will likely be out for however I’m optimistic we’re going to see him once more this season. He will certainly miss these two video games.”

Awoniyi’s damage historical past

There is not any doubt that Awoniyi is a crucial member of the present Forest squad, and if he had averted damage issues this season, then they might have been on track for security by now. That has not been the case, nonetheless, in what has been an extremely irritating season which has solely seen Awoniyi’s damage historical past added to on the membership.

Taiwo Awoniyi damage historical past

Video games missed

23/24 – Newest damage

2 (no less than)

23/24 – Groin surgical procedure

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22/23 – Groin damage

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Within the area of virtually two seasons, the ahead has missed a complete of 27 video games and is on track to overlook the following two to take that to 29, which is sort of a full season. For a participant of Awoniyi’s high quality, that’s removed from excellent.

The video games that the Nigeria worldwide appears to be like set to overlook come in opposition to Crystal Palace this weekend after which Fulham on 2nd April in what ought to be seen as two crunch video games for Forest’s survival hopes.

Awoniyi will then be hoping to return for a go to to Tottenham Hotspur, earlier than remaining injury-free for the ultimate six video games of the season. In that point, it might properly be his targets that make the distinction and hold a struggling Forest facet afloat.