Sean Morrison set to miss out for Cardiff again

Cardiff defender Sean Morrison
Cardiff defender Sean Morrison (PA Wire)
16:20pm, Thu 08 Apr 2021
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Cardiff are likely to again be without captain Sean Morrison for the Sky Bet Championship match against Blackburn.

Defender Morrison has not played since the win at Swansea because of a calf problem, missing the defeats by Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wednesday.

Midfielder Josh Murphy will come back into contention following illness, while defender Jordi Osei-Tutu (hamstring) stepped up his recovery in an under-23s match, but is still short of full fitness.

Forward Lee Tomlin (groin) is another closing in on a return, but defenders Joel Bagan (shoulder) and Joe Bennett (ACL) are long-term absentees.

Blackburn defender Joe Rankin-Costello will not feature again this season because of a foot injury.

The right-back came off against Wycombe on Good Friday, with scans having now confirmed a fractured metatarsal.

Spanish defender Daniel Ayala is unlikely to play again this term as he struggled with a groin problem which has sidelined him since late December.

Midfielder Bradley Dack (knee) and defender Scott Wharton (Achilles) are Rovers’ other long-term absentees.

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