Date: 16th October 2018 at 12:27pm
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Teemu Pukki was withdrawn last night during Finland’s 2-0 win over Greece for precautionary reasons only it seems, according to a series of reports this morning.

Pukki has been a huge reason as to why Norwich City have got themselves into the early season promotion shake-up with 9 goals in 16 games for both club and country. He’s got the knack of being in the right place at the right time and has 6 goals in Norwich City colours, so any lengthy absence could be a big issue for the Canaries, who still aren’t prolific in front of goal.

This morning though, Twitter user Riku Vihreasaari has tweeted the following:

There are also some direct quotes from Teemu himself, being reported in Finnish newspaper, Iltalehti and reported by the EDP.

“It went when Jasse Tuominen played the ball through. I stopped and felt it a little, something perhaps went then. It was annoying that I wasn’t able to continue but I have never really had a muscular injury (like this) in my career before. It’s frustrating but these things happen in football, I’ll come back from this.”

“I know we have top-of-the-line backroom staff (at Norwich), so they will patch me up.”

It’s sounding like this injury is not too bad, cue sighs of relief from the entire Canary nation.


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