Date: 10th October 2007 at 1:24pm
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Linvoy Primus looked on course to start his latest battle to win himself a starting place in the Pompey side any time, but now physio Gary Saddler has revealed to The News that he has suffered an injury setback.

He is getting through reserve games okay, but the trouble is coming after the matches: ‘It’s a real setback, Linvoy was doing so well.

‘While he is playing there is no discomfort, that’s not the problem – it’s just afterwards that he’s been feeling it.

‘He explains it as feeling edgy and not normal and says he cannot get any power in his left leg.

‘It’s actually a different area of the knee so it’s not the old problem, fortunately that seems to have been corrected.

‘It would actually have been more of a setback if the old injury had recurred.’

So the saving grace is that it is not the original injury – which was corrected by surgery over the summer – but a new one is a worry.

He is now going to see another specialist to try and get to the root of the problem, but the early thoughts are that it could only be a couple of weeks setback, so with it being the international break anyway this means he will hopefully not lose too much ground and will still – all being well – be able to feature in the league cup match at the end of the month?

This setback could make people think that his chances of getting back in are even slimmer, but if anything my thinking is this will make Primus even more determined.

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