Derby County manager Phillip Cocu has Rams TV how Jayden Bogle will be out for at least the next two games.

The talented right-back suffered an ankle injury during the 0-0 draw with Swansea City. Bogle was replaced by fellow academy graduate Max Lowe, and he was seen using a protective boot post-match.

Bogle is one of Derby’s most important players. The youngster provides an attacking outlet from right-back, grabbing two goals and eight assists during the 2018-19 campaign.

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Cocu commented before the Carabao Cup clash against Scunthorpe United how he was hopeful Bogle’s injury was only a minor one. However, the Dutchman now reveals it is more serious than anticipated.

We know a little bit more now. He will be out for a certain period of time. He will not make it for the next two games so we will have to see how he will be doing day-by-day. He is still a young guy so hopefully it will not take too long. It’s a little bit longer than we had expected.

 

What does Jayden Bogle’s injury mean for Max Lowe?

Cocu went on to explain Max Lowe’s involvement at right-back against Scunthorpe was for the player to get used to the position. Lowe had a decent game, and he is now the top choice to face Stoke City on Saturday.

Lowe spent last season on loan at Aberdeen and built up quite a rapport with the club’s supporters. The talent is there, but his previous games in the Championship have resulted in a struggle for the youngster.

Derby will be wary that the left-footed fullback playing on the opposite side may hinder their attacking game. However, Stoke play a narrow diamond formation, therefore Lowe will get space at the Bet365 Stadium this weekend.

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Bogle, meanwhile, will likely also miss the ensuing home games against Bristol City and West Bromwich Albion.

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