Hull City goalkeeper Allan McGregor has moved closer to be back challenging for a first team place.
Hull City may be forced into the transfer market for a new goalkeeper following the news that Allan McGregor could miss up-to six months because of a back injury.
Allan McGregor's form hasn't been great so there is some question as to whether the Scottish goalkeeper will keep his place as Hull City travel to the south coast for Week 32.
Allan McGregor recorded a solid fantasy outing in Week 29 but it has the makings of an outlier.
In Week 15, Allan McGregor had a huge fantasy week as Hull City kept a clean sheet but his fortunes sunk markedly in Week 16 as they fell 2-0 to Chelsea.
It hasn't been a great season for Allan McGregor between injuries and his side's poor play but he had a huge day against West Brom in the Week 15 nil-nil draw.
Hull City fell into the relegation zone after QPR won and the Tigers could only draw with West Brom.
Allan McGregor returns to action after missing approximately six weeks with a shoulder injury.
Allan McGregor is expected to miss the next six weeks with a shoulder injury, Steve Harper will deputize into mid-November.
Allan McGregor made a spectacular save in the 35th minute against West Ham United to deny Enner Valencia a sure goal.
Allan McGregor is set to start in the FA Cup final against Arsenal after recovering form and fitness sufficiently for manager Steve Bruce.
Allan McGregor has been out of action with various injuries since his ugly collision against West Ham but may win the race to play in Week 38.
To add injury to insult, Allan McGregor is suffering from a kidney contusion in the wake of his collision with Mohamed Diame yesterday which also saw him sent off.
Allan McGregor was at the center of a first half controversy as he was sent off for bringing down Mohamed Diame in the box. Mark Noble scored the resulting penalty for a 1-0 Hammers lead.