Forestieri misses out as Wednesday take on Brentford



Posted Friday, December 06, 2019 by PA

Forestieri misses out as Wednesday take on Brentford

Fernando Forestieri will be unavailable for Sheffield Wednesday’s Sky Bet Championship clash with Brentford.

The forward sustained a knee injury in last weekend’s 3-1 win at Charlton on his first start under Owls boss Garry Monk, with Jacob Murphy and Adam Reach pushing to replace him.

Goalkeeper Keiren Westwood remains sidelined because of a shoulder problem, but defender Julian Borner returns to contention following a one-game suspension.

Owls right-back Liam Palmer will sit out as he completes a three-match ban following his red card at West Brom last month.

Brentford head coach Thomas Frank is unlikely to make any changes following the 7-0 win over Luton last time out.

Winger Sergi Canos is closing in on a first-team return following a knee injury but is unlikely to feature at Hillsborough.

Frank will definitely be without Nikos Karelis who also has a knee injury.

The forward is set to be sidelined for a number of months.

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