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Foot fear over Alonso


Marcos Alonso

Marcos Alonso

Marcos Alonso

Bolton manager Owen Coyle fears defender Marcos Alonso could be set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines after injuring his foot in Tuesday night's 2-1 win over Blackburn.

Alonso left the field after half-time with his boot removed and Coyle confirmed the player would be sent for X-rays to assess the damage. The 20-year-old former Real Madrid youngster has only just recovered from a broken foot he sustained in August and Coyle is worried Alonso may have suffered a repeat break.

"The disappointing thing was that Marcos picked up an injury," said the Bolton chief.

"We have sent him for an X-ray because we are concerned he has fractured the same foot again.

"Hopefully not, but we will see."