Wigan Athletic chief reveals Callum Lang injury blow

Wigan Athletic boss Leam Richardson confirmed Callum Lang missed the 3-2 victory over Gillingham through injury.

By Paul Kendrick
Sunday, 23rd January 2022, 12:00 pm
Callum Lang
Callum Lang

And the in-form forward could miss several key fixtures in the coming weeks as he battles with a side problem.

"He's got a strain on his side, something he picked up on Tuesday," said Richardson.

"We'll take it day by day, but obviously the medical staff are all over it.

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"You'll have to ask the doctor exactly what the problem is, because I'll get it wrong and he'll be on to me!

"He's obviously a big miss, but fingers crossed it's only weeks as opposed to anything more serious."

Lang has scored 11 goals for Latics this term - three short of last season's effort, which was a personal best.

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