Peterborough United player set to be absent for a long time with an eye injury, goalkeeper leaves on an emergency loan

Peterborough United forward Idris Kanu faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after picking up an ugly eye injury in training yesterday (December 13).

Saturday, 14th December 2019, 8:34 pm
Updated Sunday, 15th December 2019, 7:57 am
Idris Kanu has suffered a bad eye injury

Kanu would have played in today’s 1-0 League One win over Bolton Wanderers after an impressive display at Portsmouth last weekend.

Defender Nathan Thompson was substituted in the opening stages today after picking up a thigh injury.

Posh manager Darren Ferguson said: “One of the lads caught Idris in the eye accidentally in training yesterday.

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“It looks a nasty one and he will probably be out for a while. We will know more when he sees a specialist on Tuesday.

“Nathan just felt a problem with his thigh. He’ll be assessed in the next couple of days.”

Posh let goalkeeper Aaron Chapman join Tranmere on an emergency loan yesterday. He played in a 1-0 defeat at Lincoln City.