New Wolves signing Sasa Kalajdzic is going through an prolonged spell on the sidelines after struggling an anterior cruciate ligament harm within the win over Southampton on Saturday.
The Austrian striker got here off at half-time on his debut complaining of ache in his knee. He was changed by Goncalo Guedes and Wolves later went on to safe the a primary Premier League victory of the season with a strike from Daniel Podence within the forty sixth minute.
Nevertheless, Kalajdzic – signed from Stuttgart final week – is more likely to be out for the most effective a part of a 12 months with the ACL harm.
A press release from Wolves’ medical workforce reads: “Sasa felt a ache in his knee late within the first half towards Southampton. Sadly, scans reveal an anterior cruciate harm and he’ll see a knee specialist tomorrow. We now must help Sasa in his restoration and additional updates will observe.”
Kalajdzic scored six Bundesliga targets final season, having loved a good higher 2020/21 marketing campaign the place he netted 16 occasions in Germany’s prime flight.
His harm is one other blow within the attacking ranks for supervisor Bruno Lage, who was additionally with out Raul Jimenez for the win over the Saints.
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Wolves have additionally revealed they’re specifically monitoring the Mexican’s workload, having had an interrupted pre-season resulting from harm.
They add: “Raul’s pre-season was interrupted by a knee harm which implies that he’s nonetheless constructing his resilience and his potential to get better shortly in periods of match congestion.
“It was felt that his physique wanted a couple of extra days to get better after he felt a ache in his groin throughout the heat up and we didn’t wish to put him at elevated threat of harm.”