Matt Jarvis Could Feature as Keates Declares Winger Fit For Cup Clash
 
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Matt Jarvis Could Feature as Keates Declares Winger Fit For Cup Clash
 
Matt Jarvis Could Feature as Keates Declares Winger Fit For Cup Clash

Matt Jarvis Could Feature as Keates Declares Winger Fit For Cup Clash

1:40 pm Friday, 4 January 2019  
Walsall manager Dean Keates has spoken to the local press and insisted that on-loan Norwich City winger Matt Jarvis, who arrived at Banks's Stadium shortly after Josh Ginnelly's switch to Preston, is fit and available for selection for this weekend's Emirates FA Cup - Third Round clash with Bolton Wanderers.
Jarvis, a former England international, hasn’t made a first-team appearance since May 2016 and has had to undergo operations on both his knee and ankle since joining the Canaries from West Ham United on a permanent basis in 2016.

But Keates thinks the 32-year-old former Gillingham, Wolves, and West Ham man is looking sharp and is keen to get back into action after enduring such a lengthy injury lay-off.

Speaking via the Express & Star, Keates said; "He will be in the squad for the weekend. He has been training with us this week. He has had a bad couple of years injury-wise. But he has fully recovered and he’s looked sharp in training. He now wants to play games.

"He’s had a difficult couple of years. But he is fully fit now and has been training for the last two or three months. He is a winger who gets balls into the box and I think that’ll suit us.

"It will suit the forward players, especially Cookie who likes to get on the end of crosses. He will be a great addition to the squad."

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