Watford manager Xisco Munoz says losing Oghenekaro Etebo is a big blow for the club, reports Completesports.com.
Etebo is set for a lengthy spell on the sidelines after sustaining an injury in last Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Newcastle United.
The midfielder has been ruled out for four to five months and is also set to miss the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
“Yes, I am very sad about this – always when one of our players has a big injury,” Xisco said of the Stoke loanee before the weekend trip to Leeds.
“It is a problem for us and that is all you can say. It is a moment to try and give the best recovery for him. He is out for four to five months and this is a problem also for him because he had a very good attitude for our squad and team.”
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While Xisco did not speak to the 25-year-old about being unavailable for the 2022 AFCON, the Spaniard did insist his squad could cope with Etebo’s absence.
Source: Complete Sports