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Sports News of Sunday, 15 December 2019


Andy Yiadom ruled out of action until February

Reading fullback Andy Yiadom Reading fullback Andy Yiadom

Ghana defender Andy Yiadom faces about two months on the sidelines due to injury, Reading manager Mark Bowen has revealed.

Having featured in a 3-2 home loss to Birmingham City in the Championship on December 7, the right-back was conspicuously missing as the Royals visited Barnsley on Wednesday.

"Andy Yiadom is likely to be out for a significant time – six or seven weeks," Bowen said, as reported by his club's official website.

"When it’s a length of time, it then depends on how quick a healer he is.

"Things are conspiring against us a little bit on that front but we can’t feel sorry for ourselves.

"We wipe ourselves down and recover."

Yiadom has been a key man for Reading so far this season, having featured in 18 of 21 league games.

The 28-year-old is expected to be back in action by March when Ghana engage in their next set of international matches.

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