ON-LOAN winger Diallang Jaiyesimi’s injury is not as bad as first feared, Swindon Town first-team coach Tommy Wright has confirmed.

Jaiyesimi, who missed the majority of last season after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament, made a luckless start to his loan stint at SN1 when twisting his ankle during a training session prior to Chelsea U21s’ visit in the EFL Trophy.

Initially, it was feared the 21-year-old Norwich City winger would be out for at least nine weeks.

But Jaiyesimi started running on Wednesday and reported positive news afterwards. A return to training in the next two to three weeks is now possible.

Wright said: “He started running on Wednesday, and he was OK.

“That’s a plus. We’ll wait to see if there will be a reaction from that, but if there isn’t, then we can carry on.

“Hopefully, it’s a matter of weeks if things go according to plan. It was a blow when he suffered the injury.

“He didn’t stop during training when he suffered the injury, he just complained afterwards and went to see the specialist, which is where we found out it was worse than we thought.”

Elsewhere in the squad, forward Keshi Anderson is expected to remain part of Richie Wellens’ starting XI against Morecambe this weekend having made a surprise return at Cheltenham Town last Saturday.

Proven goalscorer Jerry Yates will return having served a three-match suspension after picking up a red card in Town’s Carabao Cup defeat at Colchester United earlier this month.

However, left-back Zeki Fryers will not make a return against the Shrimps this weekend, although – like Jaiyesimi – his injury isn’t as bad as first feared.

Wright added: “Zeki won’t be ready for Saturday, although his injury isn’t as bad as first thought so we’re quite hopeful.

“Jerry is back after suspension, which is a boost.

“We need that firepower on the pitch to win games, and even in the games we haven’t won we have created lots of chances.

“There was a bit of worry about Keshi last weekend at Cheltenham, but he got through training and I think the game put his mind at rest as he now knows that he is OK.

“His performance in the first half was excellent, and he’s trained well in the last few days.”