'I'm not injured,' insists Sheffield Wednesday goalkeeper Keiren Westwood

Goalkeeper Keiren Westwood has vehemently denied that his recent absence from the Sheffield Wednesday team has been due to injury.

Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 10:49 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th July 2018, 10:57 pm

Owls boss Jos Luhukay said the 33-year-old sat-out Tuesday's bad-tempered pre-season friendly at Mansfield Town because of a minor knee problem.

Follow Dom Howson on twitterSpeaking after the warm-up match, Luhukay told The Star: "Keiren has struggled in the last week a little bit with his knee. I don't think it is a dangerous injury.

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"I expect him to be back in training today (Wednesday)."

Tonight Westwood has hit back at Luhukay's claim, insisting he "stronger and fitter than I've ever been".

The shot-stopper has posted on Twitter: "I missed 1 training session last Thursday.

"I’m not injured and haven’t been all preseason.

"Thanks to everyone who messaged me with concern but I’m grand. Missing one training session since the 18th June proves I’m 100% not injured. I’m Stronger&Fitter than I've ever been!"