Luton coach releases return date for midfielder Nakamba

Luton Town coach Rob Edwards has revealed when Marvelous Nakamba will be expected to return to action,
Nakamba has missed the Hatters’ last three games because of a knee injury sustained during the international break.

The midfielder was affected by the artificial turf at Huye Stadium in Butare, where Zimbabwe played both of their 2026 World Cup Qualifiers Group C encounters against Rwanda and Nigeria.

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Speaking to English outlet, Luton Today, Edwards expects Marvelous Nakamba to be available for selection in the next weekend.

The gaffer said: “Marv is probably just a bit too soon at the moment, but he’s another one who’s doing well, so we’ll hope to have him available at the weekend.”

Luton Town, who lost 4-3 to Arsenal in the EPL on Tuesday, will travel to the Etihad to play against Manchester City on Sunday 10 December.

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This was the first time this season that the 29-year-old missed a league game for Luton Town.

The midfielder picked the injury during the international window with the Warriors.

Marv, his knee is a little bit swollen, we’re going to have to assess it more and see where he’s at with it,” the gaffer told Luton boss.

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“He went away on international duty, I don’t think the pitch was great that they played on and we’ll see how he is.

“We’re hoping that he’s not going to be out for too long, but again like always it gives people an opportunity.

“Pelly came in, Clicker (Jordan Clark) came into the game, so now we’ve got players who can help us win and it’s an opportunity for

source: SOCCER24

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