Brunt injury concern for Euro 2016

West Brom's Chris Brunt is put on a stretcher after being injured in Saturday's game against Crystal Palace

Chris Brunt was taken off on a stretcher during West Brom’s win over Crystal Palace on Saturday

Northern Ireland midfielder Chris Brunt will learn on Tuesday the extent of a knee injury amid fears it may rule him out of Euro 2016.

Brunt, 31, was carried off during West Brom’s Premier League win over Crystal Palace on Saturday and there are concerns the damage could be serious.

“Brunty is going to see a specialist tomorrow,” said West Brom boss Tony Pulis on Monday.

“So we will wait until he’s done that, then announce what is wrong with him.”

He added: “I have only seen it from a distance.”

Brunt will miss the Baggies’ home Premier League game against leaders Leicester City on Tuesday and his Northern Ireland team-mate Jonny Evans is in contention for a recall.

The midfielder’s injury came days after he was struck in the face by a coin thrown by an Albion fan at the end of the FA Cup fifth-round defeat at Reading.

Northern Ireland have been drawn in Group C for Euro 2016 in France, alongside Ukraine, Poland and world champions Germany. Their first match is against Poland in Nice on Sunday, 12 June.

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