Birmingham boss McLeish has Phillips knee injury fears

Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish fears Kevin Phillips has suffered a serious knee injury. The veteran striker broke down in yesterday's friendly defeat to Real Mallorca.

Birmingham City boss Alex McLeish fears Kevin Phillips has suffered a serious knee injury.

The veteran striker broke down in yesterday's friendly defeat to Real Mallorca.

McLeish told bcfc.com: "Unfortunately we did sustain one bad injury to Kevin, who looks as though he has torn his thigh muscle.

"The doctor in his first diagnosis is not too optimistic about a quick recovery but we'll just have to see what the scans say over the next couple of days."

 
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