Injury Woes Continue For Ghana Midfielder Annan, No Date Set For Return

Posted On Thursday, 25th April 2013

Anthony Annan's injury worries continue

Annan retires from the Tajonar facility

Osasuna Ghana midfielder Anthony Annan has suffered another agonizing injury setback with no return deadline, can exclusively reveal.

The 26-year-old compounded his injury worries by suffering a fracture in the foot during a training session with the Pamplona.

The Ghanaian international was forced to retire from the session as the pain was too excruciating.

Osasuna medical head Dr Paxti Cipriain has confirmed the player’s latest injury setback and unsure when he will fully recover.

“He was training with the team but could not complete the session due to an injury. We conducted many test until we found the problem,” Cipriain said

“We have conducted radiological test and he suffered a fracture in his right foot.

“He’s experiencing persisting discomfort during workout sessions.

“For now he will train in the gym. We don’t know whether he will be out for four or more weeks. We can’t be sure.

“It’s more painful but the player cannot train with the group.”

Annan has endured a difficult injury nightmare since December last year with recurrent knee injuries taken the better part of his loan deal at the Spanish outfit.

He aggravated the problem during the 2013 African Cup of Nations where he played two matches.

Osasuna have confirmed they will not be looking to make his loan deal permanent with the former Hearts of Oak midfielder expected to revert to parent club Schalke 04.