It looked for all the world like the 34-year-old had endured the same injury blow that had kept him out from late September to the turn of the year when he pulled up after taking a goal kick in the unlucky 13th minute last Friday night.
But, the pain the Pole felt is a result of inflammation around the stitches from his recent hip surgery and no aggravation or reoccurrence of the injury according to the club – he should only be out of action for a couple of weeks.
The news, whilst very positive, comes with the looming shadow of having to trust either David Martin or Roberto with the gloves until Fabianski’s return presuming the Darren Randolph move is off, a far from ideal choice.
However, here’s the pick of the delighted Tweets from gleaming supporters…
— Thea (@theawillsmore) January 13, 2020
Great news but don’t rush him back & injure him long term!
Maybe let someone else take his goal kicks as well for a few games?
— Ricky Forrest (@rickwhufc) January 13, 2020
— ⚒ (@RiceSZN_) January 13, 2020
— Max (@max_wright__) January 13, 2020
Better than I expected to be fair, thought that was him done for the season.
— George (@georgemoss77) January 13, 2020
Fab news, there really is a God up there
— E🇬🇧 (@hammerlady_1966) January 13, 2020
Jesus dosnt hate us anymore!
— AngryWesthamFan (@AngryWestham) January 13, 2020
Happy days! Can we buy a midfielder now? No? Ok. Can someone else take the goal kicks for a while when he’s back
— Imanari 🤙 ⚒️ (@ImanariRolland) January 13, 2020
Thank you lord
— Ryan 父 (@Ryy92) January 13, 2020
this is the best day of my life
— ร๏ɭ (@solburgessWHU) January 13, 2020