West Ham United injury: Robert Snodgrass doubtful to face Tottenham Hotspur

West Ham United’s Robert Snodgrass has withdrawn from the Scottish national team squad with an injury.

The 31-year-old is now doubtful to face Tottenham Hotspur on October 20 in the London derby, according to Standard Sport.

The East London clubs medical staff had been aware of the issue and Snodgrass has returned to the club for treatment.

Snodgrass withdrawn from Scotland squad

STRATFORD, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 11: Robert Snodgrass of West Ham United controls the ball under pressure of Jake Livermore of West Bromwich Albion during the Premier League match between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion at London Stadium on February 11, 2017 in Stratford, England. (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

According to Physio Room, Snodgrass has picked up a knock on his ankle and they also understand he is a doubt to face Tottenham.

West Ham had been in regular contact with the Scottish FA during the international break over Snodgrass’ fitness.

The forward was not part of Alex McLeish’s squad who lost to Israel in the UEFA Nations League on Thursday.

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He has now returned to East London and will be assessed to determine his fitness ahead of next Saturday’s clash with Spurs.

Snodgrass is begining to find his way again at West Ham under Manuel Pellegrini and the injury comes at an infuriating time.

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The Hammers could be without a number of key players for the clash at the London Stadium.

Long-terms absentees Manuel Lanzini, Winston Reid, Andy Carroll, Jack Wilshere and Carlos Sanchez are all set to remain sidelined.

Meanwhile, Javier Hernandez and Snodgrass are both doubts.


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