Millwall v Bristol City injury news as five ruled out and two doubts

Latest injury news ahead of Millwall v Bristol City in the EFL Championship.
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Bristol City are likely to be without Andi Weimann for their trip to Millwall.

He is seeing a specialist after dealing with plantar fasciitis. His heel flared up when playing against Preston last week and was forced off after just 20 minutes. Weimann did not feature against Oxford United and assistant coach Curtis Fleming said Millwall might be a ‘little too soon’ for the Austrian.

The big blow this week is Tommy Conway who took to social media that he had suffered an injury. It is understood it is a hamstring injury but is on the different leg to the one he suffered in January, which had him sidelined for three months. Conway is being assessed by the medical team to work out his exact time of absence but it could prompt Nigel Pearson in to making a move in the transfer market now Alex Scott has been sold.

Kal Naismith made a welcomed return in midweek and marked it with a goal and is now pushing for a start. He is being considered as a midfielder this season and could come in to push Jason Knight forward.

The Robins are to be without Ross McCrorie though who is dealing with an infection. A return date isn’t to be specified and he will be made available when fully recovered. Rob Atkinson remains sidelined with an ACL injury but Ayman Benarous is continuing his recovery and played his second game in as many weeks.

As for Millwall, they suffered a 4-0 defeat to League One outfit Reading in midweek after making five changes. Joe Bryan, who was in talks to rejoin City this summer, could line up against his former club after being dropped to the bench on Tuesday.

George Honeyman was described as the only ‘certain absentee’ for Millwall last week after suffering an injury in preseason. He suffered a quad injury against Gillingham in mid-July and is set to be sidelined. Murray Wallace meanwhile will be assessed after requiring six stitches following a clash of heads in midweek.

“We took Murray off as a precaution to stop the bleeding,” said Rowett.

“He should be fine, but we have to go through the relevant checks firstly.

“George Honeyman is making good progress - he’s the type of character who just gets down to work and wants to shave time off his injury lay-off, but we in turn have to make sure that he’s fully ready to go. He’s still some time away from being fit, but we’re hoping to get him back out on the grass next week.”