Pompey winger suffers injury setback

Milan Lalkovic is out of Pompey's plans for Saturday's League One trip to Blackpool.

Thursday, 9th November 2017, 1:31 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:10 am
Milan Lalkovic in action for Pompey against Charlton on Tuesday night Picture: Joe Pepler

The Slovakian returned to the Blues’ match-day squad for last weekend’s FA Cup defeat at Luton, following a lengthy spell on the sidelines with Achilles problems.

He started Tuesday night’s 1-0 Checkatrade Trophy win at Charlton, before being substituted on 58 minutes at The Valley.

But Lalkovic’s comeback has suffered a setback, with the winger set to miss out on the trip to Bloomfield Road because of a recurrance of his Achilles complaint.

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Brett Pitman, however, should be fit to face the Tangerines.

He returned to training today after pulling out of Tuesday night’s victory against the Addicks with a knee injury.