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Striker set for Town debut

8th February 2019, 07:58 by Nick Harris

Boss Jan Siewert may give Huddersfield new boy Karlan Grant his full Premier League debut when they take on Arsenal on Saturday.

Striker Grant, signed from Charlton for an undisclosed fee last week, stepped off the bench in the 5-0 defeat at Stamford Bridge.

Siewert's cause has not been helped by winger Isaac Mbenza being ruled out for up to six weeks due to a calf injury while defender Chris Lowe has been struggling with illness.

But midfielder Jonathan Hogg (back) and defender Erik Durm (foot) returned to full training this week and could be in contention.

Huddersfield's last win against Arsenal was in 1971, 11 years before Siewert was born, and they take on the men from the Emirates Stadium in search of their first Premier League win since November.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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