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Egypt's Gedo to miss Barnsley's decider on Saturday

Hull City Egyptian striker Mohamed Nagy 'Gedo' to sit out of Saturday's decider against Barnsley due to foot injury

Mohamad Mosselhi , Thursday 25 Apr 2013
Egypt and Hull City striker Mohamed Nagy "Gedo"
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Hull City Egyptian striker Mohamed Nagy 'Gedo' has been counted out from the Tigers' squad ahead of Saturday's crucial clash against Barnsley.

"Gedo is definitely ruled out due to a persistent foot injury," the English club announced via Twitter on Thursday.

The international striker could miss his team's promotion as Hull City will move to the elite Premier League if they beat Barnsley.

The 28-year-old sustained a foot injury during his side's 1-0 win over Middlesbrough three weeks ago and scans have revealed that the injury has troubled him before.

The Egyptian striker was sidelined for ten days before featuring in Hull City's 0-0 draw against Bristol City last Friday, but it seems the player is still suffering from his recurrent injury.

Gedo – who arrived to Hull City in January after signing a six-month loan deal with the English club – has made a good start, scoring five goals in six matches before his recent injury.

Hull City remains second in the Championship table with 78 points, four clear of third-placed Watford.

The top two will seal direct promotion to the Premier League.

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