Danny Cowley provides reassuring message on the fitness of Portsmouth and Manchester City goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu

But the Blues head coach defined how there’s no trigger for concern over the Republic of Ireland man’s his brief or long-term availability.

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And he did so once more 4 days later in opposition to Accy.

In the opening 45 in opposition to John Coleman’s facet, play stopped so workers may attend to the identical muscle, earlier than Bazunu went on to play the remainder of the sport.

Despite this, Cowley has revealed Bazunu isn’t harbouring any impacting points relating to his health.

He informed The News: ‘No, I don’t assume there’s (an damage situation). He’s in a superb place, he’s extremely mentally and bodily strong. He’s in a superb second.

Gavin Bazunu acquired therapy in matches in opposition to Oxford United and Accrington. Picture: Joe Pepler

‘He simply picked up a bit damage (in each video games) and simply wanted a bit little bit of TLC.’

In current weeks, there’s been revelations of Premier League groups utilizing injury-induced breaks to re-energise and make sure techniques.

In February, Southampton had been the newest to have this detailed in a report by The Athletic

At that stage of the season, Pompey’s south-coast rivals had been stated to have a participant go down between minute 60 and 70 in a single out 4 league video games.

But when put to Cowley whether or not the circumstances with Bazunu had been a tactical ploy, he dismissed such claims by saying: ‘I don’t know what you imply.’

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