Smith, Batt and Osborne join Millwall's growing injury list

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KENNY Jackett has revealed that Jack Smith, Shaun Batt and Karleigh Osborne have joined Millwall's growing injury list in the past 48 hours.

Smith sustained a muscle injury in the first-half of the Lions' 3-3 draw with Birmingham City, while Osborne, who was an unused substitute, picked up a knock in the warm-up.

Batt, meanwhile, strained a calf in training on Monday and when asked whether the striker would be fit to return against Huddersfield on Saturday, Jackett said:

"We hope so, it does seem minimal. We hope that he's back over the next 48 hours.

"I would have put Karleigh on against Birmingham and although he was sat on the bench, he wasn't available. I was only told at 7.30pm that he wouldn't be able to play any part.

"I don't know what options we're going to have by Saturday, we shall see. It's an area we need to address and work on, definitely."

Millwall are also hopeful that James Henry will be fit to face the Terriers, but Jackett admitted the winger is a major doubt.

"He's got his eyes set on Saturday, but I don't know whether we'll take that risk or not with a hamstring injury," he said.

"He'll be very close. He's looking to train on Thursday or Friday. I would rate him at 50-50."



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