Trott being held back by groin issue

  • Injury issues: Nathan Trott

    Injury issues: Nathan Trott


Nathan Trott is battling to regain fitness from a groin injury which has delayed his debut in the colours of AFC Wimbledon.

The West Ham United goalkeeper joined the Sky Bet League One side on a season-long loan this summer and featured heavily in their preseason preparations.

However, Trott picked up the injury just before the season started and is now back at his parent club where he is receiving treatment.

“He’s got a little bit of a groin problem,” Wally Downes, the Wimbledon manager, told London News Online. “West Ham are looking at him and have taken it out of our hands really, so that’s ongoing. We’ll see where we are next week.”

The 20-year-old Bermudian made 12 appearances during a injury-hampered season for West Ham last term, ten in Premier League 2 and twice in the Checkatrade Trophy, as well being named in the East London club’s senior squad on three occasions.

“One thing I feel I need for the next step in my career is experience, so that I can get to the next level,” Trott said when he joined Wimbledon on loan in June.

“I feel that Wimbledon is the best option for me to express myself and show everyone what I’m capable of.

“I want to be at a place where I have a chance of being number one. There is a different pressure playing in the first team than there is in the under-23s.

“There are bigger crowds, the pressure of a manager, and there are loads of other things that follow with playing first-team football. That’s something West Ham wanted me to get through before I make the next step.”

Trott, the son of former St George’s and Devonshire Colts goalkeeper Dwayne Trott, initially signed a 2˝-year deal with West Ham in January 2016, which has since been extended twice until 2022.

Trott has also featured for England at youth level. He was a member of the England Under-19 squad who won the 2017 European Championship in Georgia and has also been capped six times for England Under-20.

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Published Aug 12, 2019 at 8:00 am (Updated Aug 11, 2019 at 11:19 pm)

Trott being held back by groin issue

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