FULL-BACK Chris Hussey is almost certain to miss Swindon Town’s home game against Coventry City tomorrow, with the club yet to ascertain a full diagnosis of his injury.

Hussey, who is on a season-long loan deal at the County Ground from Championship side Sheffield United, limped off in the second half of Town’s 2-0 win at Forest Green Rovers in League Two last Friday with a groin complaint.

Town are working in conjunction with the Blades to get a full analysis of Hussey’s injury but boss David Flitcroft does not expect that to become clearer until this evening, meaning he is highly likely to be forced to sit out when the Sky Blues travel to SN1 tomorrow.

“He’s going for a scan tonight. We have struggled getting him one over the weekend because of Sheffield United playing yesterday. We have been liaising with them on the protocol and the best way to deal with Chris’ injury,” said Flitcroft.

“There is no real defining news apart from that we are making sure we are getting to the bottom of it so we can rectify it as soon as possible.

“It’s quite safe to say he is probably going to be doubtful for Tuesday. At 4pm on Monday, we have still not got to the bottom of it so without having that key detail, it’s best to rule Chris out.”

Hussey has started all 11 of Town’s matches in all competitions this season, although Matt Taylor proved a useful back-up when he came on to replace him against Rovers, scoring and providing an assist.

However, Flitcroft says Swindon have more options at their disposal at left-back other than just the former Portsmouth and West Ham United veteran.

“There are other things we have looked at and we were in on Saturday morning and did a session with the players that didn’t play a part in Friday night’s victory,” said Flitcroft.

“We knew Chris was doubtful so we have had a look at a couple of different options.

“Kyle Knoyle has come back, Ellis Iandolo has been doing fantastic over the last two or three weeks as an understudy to Chris, and we have Matt Taylor.

“We have got different options so it’s making sure we get the right one.”