Watford's Almen Abdi suffers shoulder dislocation

Almen Abdi

Watford midfielder Almen Abdi has suffered a dislocated shoulder, but the club are confident he does not face a lengthy absence.

The 26-year-old scored Watford's second in before being taken off on a stretcher.

It was the Switzerland international's fifth goal in 16 games since joining on loan from Udinese.

"We're confident the injury won't mean a lengthy absence," head of medical Marco Cesarini told the club website.external-link

Former FC Zurich midfielder Abdi, who has played 51 times for Serie A side Udinese, will undergo a scan on Wednesday to inspect the full damage.

Meanwhile, defender Nyron Nosworthy is set to see a specialist about his ongoing rehabilitation on a hamstring injury.

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