Keith Andrews misses out under his loan deal
KEITH Andrews will not be allowed to play against Wanderers for Brighton tomorrow.
The Republic of Ireland international joined the Seagulls on a season-long loan last month and has become an important member of Oscar Garcia’s midfield.
But Dougie Freedman confirmed the 32-year-old cannot play under the terms of his agreement.
“I don’t think it is right for players on loan to play against their colleagues,” said the Wanderers boss. “It’s not good practice because these are colleagues they have got to come back to.”
Freedman has no new injury worries but is keeping his fingers crossed that Craig Davies will recover fully from a toe problem to play some part in the squad.
“Craig got a kick and has struggled for the last week or so,” he said. “He is back in training and we’ll see how he goes after that.”
Andre Moritz, pictured above, is out for six weeks with a groin injury but Freedman will not be dipping into the loan market for a replacement.
“I understand when you lose a player that people maybe look to the loan market but that’s not an option for us right now,” he said.
“I don’t think there is any quality out there that would go straight into my team. If there was, I’d go to the board and suggest it then we’d see the answer.”