Report: Derby's Chris Martin facing anxious wait over hamstring injury

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Derby County striker Chris Martin will have his hamstring issue assessed again in two weeks.

The Derby Telegraph has reported that Derby County striker Chris Martin is making good progress on a hamstring issue, which hampered him towards the end of last season.

The paper describes the problem as fluid on the tendon, but suggests that he’s progressing well which bodes well looking ahead to pre-season and the return of the Championship in August.

There is still danger that Martin may require some simple surgery on the issue after having injections to get him through the end of the last campaign.

It’s a difficult situation for the club, but regardless of not having a manager in place following Steve McClaren’s sacking, it would be a major surprise if the man coming in decides that he doesn’t want to make Martin part of his squad moving forward.

Martin bagged 18 goals with three assists last season, which is a tally that could have been far higher were it not for this problem.

The paper suggests that the next assessment of the injury will happen in two weeks and hopefully it will be a positive one, which allows him to move on and grow stronger.

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