Nottingham Forest defender Scott McKenna went off injured during yesterday’s 3-2 defeat to Liverpool. Now, Steve Cooper has provided an update on the centre-back who did manage to walk off the field.

It never rains it pours with Forest and injuries. This season has been a complete disaster in that sense and the Reds will hope to get some players back in the coming days.

McKenna injured
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McKenna has only recently returned from a troublesome hamstring problem. He started once again at Anfield and during his time on the pitch, Forest looked like a solid outfit.

The Scotland international has grown this season. After a somewhat shaky start to life in the Premier League, he’s improved considerably and this latest blow is a real setback.

McKenna did manage to walk off of the pitch yesterday. That is positive if nothing else, with the player lying stricken on the turf for several minutes before he was withdrawn.

After the defeat, Cooper provided an update and he told Nottinghamshire Live: “It will be firmed up in the next day or two. There was talk about his collarbone. I guess X-rays and scans will firm everything up in the next day or two. But it didn’t look great.”

“We know what he’s like, so for him to walk off as he did doesn’t look great. As always, the next couple of days will determine exactly what’s what with it.”

Cooper has provided an update in injured McKenna

Forest conceded three goals without McKenna on the pitch yesterday. He’s a really useful player at the heart of the defensive unit and Forest will hope for some good news.

McKenna injured
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The 26-year-old isn’t really renowned for picking up injuries. This season, however, he’s struggled with a couple and that will be really frustrating for him to deal with.

McKenna played for the 100th time for the Reds yesterday. He’s a real fan favourite and one thing that is evident with the centre-back is that he has showcased that he can improve.

Forest will hope that his collarbone isn’t broken and that it’s merely bruised. The Reds could do with a free run in terms of injuries now with six huge games to go of the Premier League campaign.

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