Former Barnsley player injured while putting on his bootsÂ

Former Barnsley defender Alfie Mawson has injured himself in a very peculiar way.

Friday, 18th January 2019, 9:54 pm
Updated Friday, 18th January 2019, 9:59 pm
Alfie Mawson is out injured having hurt himself putting on his boots
Alfie Mawson is out injured having hurt himself putting on his boots

Mawson, the £20million summer signing from Swansea, has been sidelined since December 29 with a mystery knee injury and Fulham manager Claudio Ranieri has revealed it happened while putting on his boots.

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Prior to Fulham's clash with Tottenham on Sunday, Ranieri revealed the bizarre reason for his absence.

"He needs more time. How long? I don't know," said Ranieri.

"It was a very strange injury. He just changed his boots. It was unbelievable."