Dafra Sakho was rushed to hospital after his tangle with Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart.
The striker was left holding his shoulder and clearly in a lot of pain, leaving manager Sam Allardyce very worried about the extent of the injury.
That won’t be known until the results of the scan are produced but ClaretandHugh was told tonight that the player is “very sore at the moment.”
We have learned the problem occurred when Hart kicked him on his collarbone and shoulder, leaving an anxious , Allardyce, coaching staff medical staff fearing a serious problem.
We were told: “We hope nothing is broken, but he was taken to hospital right after the game.”