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Southampton: Some Saints fans react to Ward-Prowse update

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Some Southampton fans are pleased by the latest update involving James Ward-Prowse’s injury against Tottenham in Cup.

The Saints fell to a 3-2 defeat to Spurs in North London, despite being 2-1 up in the second half. and Shane Long scored in reply to Jack Stephens’ own-goal, but strikes from Lucas Moura and Son Heung-Min saw Jose Mourinho’s men progress to the fifth round of the competition.

Is Ward-Prowse the most important player for Southampton?

No question about it

No question about it

Not as good as that

Not as good as that

saw Ward-Prowse go off injured in the first half. BBC journalist Adam Blackmore issued an update, saying that the injury isn’t as bad as it was feared to be. Many Saints fans were delighted by the news.

25-year-old Ward-Prowse started the game on Wednesday and played 40 minutes of the clash before being replaced by central defender Jannik Vestergaard.

This season, the Englishman has made 31 appearances in all competitions for the Saints and has racked up four goals and a total of four assists He’s been a regular for them in the Premier League, playing every game so far.

The midfielder was impressive for the club last season, too. In 26 Premier League games, he got seven goals, including strikes against Tottenham and Manchester United.

What do we think?

Thankfully for Southampton, Ward-Prowse doesn’t have a concerning injury record. His last injury came in the 2016-17 season, when he had missed just one game due to an ankle injury Before that, he had fractured his foot back in the 2014-15 season and it kept him out for ten games It seems Saints fans don’t need to be too concerned following the latest update.

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