West Brom's James Morrison admits he is struggling to get over ankle injury

The West Bromwich Albion player is hoping to use the next two weeks to fully recover from a recent blow.

West Bromwich Albion midfielder James Morrison has been speaking to the Birmingham Mail as he bids to get fully fit during the latest international break.

The 29-year-old has played nine matches for the Baggies so far this season but a recent injury meant he did not start a match for Tony Pulis’s side for over a month.

After a brief cameo appearance against Leicester City, Morrison started the following match away to Manchester United at the weekend, but he was not able to prevent his side from losing 2-0.

Morrison has since admitted that this international break has come at the perfect time as he bids to get back to his best for the battles to come.

Speaking to the Birmingham Mail about his ankle problem, the West Brom star said, “It’s not right at the moment.

“I’m struggling to get it better. This break’s going to be crucial for me to get my body right.”

West Brom are currently 13th in the Premier League having collected 14 points from their first 12 matches, and while they are currently six points clear of the bottom three Pulis will know there is plenty of work still to be done.

Morrison has scored two goals and provided two assists in the current campaign and Pulis will know that when fully fit, the Scotland international could make all the difference.

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