Glenn Whelan will be monitored ahead of next Sundays’ game with Liverpool after a back complaint forced the Republic of Ireland midfielder off at the Britannia last weekend.
Glenn Whelan has put up two double digit performances in the last three match weeks and was prevented from making it three for three because he didn't start the other match.
Glenn Whelan and Peter Crouch both signed two-year extensions that will likely see them conclude their Premier League playing careers at the Britannia.
Mark Hughes confirmed during Thursdays’ pre-match press conference that Glenn Whelan will be out for up to six weeks after an assessment confirmed the Republic of Ireland international had fractured his leg during the draw with Germany.
Glenn Whelan will be sent for a scan on Thursday after limping out of the Republic of Irelands’ dramatic draw with current World Champions Germany [in the Euro qualifiers] because of injury.
Glenn Whelan is out of the Republic of Ireland squad for their must-win against Austria with a hamstring injury.