Marvelous Nakamba picks up injury in Luton’s 1-0 defeat to Burnley
Warriors midfielder Marvelous Nakamba was subbed off in the 68th minute after picking up an injury in Luton Town’s 1-0 defeat to log leaders Burnley during a Sky Bet Championship fixture played on Saturday.
The Zimbabwean international who had had a good game again for Luton in his third appearance for the club, limped off injured and was replaced by Campbell.
“Marvelous Nakamba can’t continue after picking up an injury. He is replaced by Allan Campbell,” wrote the club.
“Nakamba had performed well again on his home debut at the base of the Town midfield, but his work for the day was done in the 68th minute, being replaced by Campbell after receiving treatment.”
Luton Town are yet to provide an update on the holding midfielder who could be sidelined following the injury setback.
Nakamba is at Luton up to the end of the season, on a six months loan deal from English Premier League side Aston Villa.
His loan came after Villa manager Unai Emery told him he was free to leave the club after falling down the pecking order in the team’s midfield department.
The defeat to Burnley was Luton’s first in five matches after having recored three wins and two draws.
Despite the defeat, Luton are fourth on the log table with 50 points, 22 behind table toppers Burnley after 32 matches.
However, they have a chance to get promoted into the English Premier League next season if they manage to maintain and secure a place in the Championship playoffs which is only played by the top six teams.