Hull City have been dealt a cruel blow in their efforts to maintain Premier League survival with the news that influential midfielder David Meyler has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after suffering a medial knee ligament injury in training on Thursday, according to the club’s official website .
The Irishman had not featured in any of the Tigers’ last four league fixtures, but has featured 28 times in all competitions this season, scoring once against Liverpool in September.
🏥 | @DavidMeyler7 has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a medial knee ligament injury in training yesterday pic.twitter.com/dNlN460we4
— Hull City (@HullCity) 14 April 2017 The club are currently in 17th place in the Premier League table and two points ahead of Swansea in 18th.
The team travel to the Bet365 Stadium on Saturday to face Stoke City, who themselves have lost their last four fixtures in a row, and are abundantly aware that any slip up could be exploited by their Welsh counterparts.
Which of these unlucky omissions most deserved to be nominated for the 2017 PFA award? David Luiz (Chelsea) Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur) Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea) Idrissa Gueye (Everton) Sadio Mane (Liverpool) Tom Heaton (Burnley)