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Hopeful signs over striker

Dundee United are hopeful that striker Nadir Ciftci's injury is not too serious.

The 21-year-old was forced off during the second-half of Friday night's 5-2 victory over Kilmarnock in the Scottish Cup with a hamstring injury. It was initially believed that may rule him out until the New Year but it now appears it might not be as long as that.

"Hopefully, it is not as bad as we first thought. We will assess him again but the signs are that he might not be missing for too long," manager Jackie McNamara told the Dundee Courier. "Hopefully, it isn't a tear and maybe just a little pull."

However, Turkish marksman Ciftci is still facing the possibility of an enforced absence with a twice-postponed disciplinary hearing at Hampden set for later today.

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Date:Tuesday December 3 2013

Time: 11:33AM

 

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