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Sports News of Saturday, 17 August 2019

Source: Footballghana.com

Jeffrey Schlupp available for Sheffield United game after recovering from injury

Ghanaian midfielder Jeffrey Schlupp will be back in contention for Crystal Palace's clash against Sheffield United in matchday two of the English Premier League.

Eagles manager Roy Hodgson was without the Schlupp in their Premier League opener against Everton last weekend where they drew goalless with the Toffees.

However, he is fit and available for selection ahead of Sunday’s game.

The 25-year-old suffered an injury in the closing stage of the season which prevented him from playing for Ghana at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

But he recovered and took part in Palace’s pre-season training where he suffered another setback after been replace in their game against Bristol City.

He is set to make the squad for the trip to Bramall Lane to face Sheffield United.