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Crystal Palace defender Jeffrey Schlupp ruled out for weeks

Crystal Palace defender is facing spells on the sidelines after picking up an injury in last weekends 2-0 win against Sheffield United in the Premier League.

The Ghana international, who grabbed a goal in his side’s 2-0 win was subbed off in the first half due to the injury.

Crystal Palace midfielder Schlupp pulled up in the first half of their 2-0 win against Sheffield United, in which he scored the opener, and was forced off after a period of treatment.

Schlupp was replaced after 40 minutes by Eberechi Eze, who scored a sensational second goal to seal Palace’s win as the Eagles moved up to 14th in the Premier League.

Palace manager, Roy Hodgson, opened up on his disappointment at the absence of the midfielder.

“Jeff Schlupp is more concerning as it is definitely a muscle injury. He felt a hamstring pull.

”It looks like we’re going to miss him for a while and that’s unfortunate because he’s been doing very, very well for us,” he said.

Schlupp has made 15 Premier League appearances for Crystal Palace this season, scoring twice and providing one assist.

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