Steven Benda: Swansea Metropolis goalkeeper out with ‘vital’ knee harm
Swansea Metropolis goalkeeper Steven Benda might miss the remainder of the season after struggling a “vital” knee harm.
Swansea haven’t specified the character of the harm however say scans have confirmed the 24-year-old is going through “a prolonged spell” on the sidelines.
With Benda attributable to see a specialist this week, Swansea might look to exchange him in the course of the January switch window.
Andy Fisher is in line to take over first-choice duties having changed Benda at Loftus Street, after the German fell awkwardly making an attempt to avoid wasting a Jamal Lowe shot 10 minutes into the second half.
Benda initially tried to play on with head coach Russell Martin later admitting that transfer “most likely did not assist”.
Signed from MK Dons final January, Fisher, 24, got here on for his first league look since August.
Benda had featured in all 21 league video games since reclaiming the primary shirt on the Swansea.com Stadium earlier this season.
The previous 1860 Munich participant has earned reward from Martin, who described Benda’s type as “excellent” after he displaced Fisher.
Martin might now be compelled into the switch market to search out competitors for Fisher, with 21-year-old Lewis Webb Swansea’s solely different senior goalkeeping choice after he returned from a mortgage spell at Cymru Premier aspect Aberystwyth City.
Swansea, presently twelfth within the desk, don’t play this weekend and are subsequent in motion after they host Birmingham on 4 February.