Former West Bromwich Albion defender Jonas Olsson looks set to be sidelined with injury, just two weeks into the new Swedish season. Olsson signed for Djurgardens last month, but a groin injury could force him to miss the game with title favourites Malmo at the weekend.

Speaking to Fotboll Direkt, Olsson confirmed it was a problem with his groin which resulted in his early exit against Elfsborg at the weekend. The Swede said it was unfortunate for him because he’s rarely suffered with muscle injuries, and at the moment he’s unsure how long he will be out for.

“I have a little problem with the groin. Really nice to get the three points but unfortunate for me, of course. I have rarely had muscle injuries during my career, so we’ll see how bad it is. It’s not really serious,” said the former West Brom star.

Olsson returned to his home country after a thirteen year absence which saw him make his name at Dutch side NEC before his move to West Brom. The former Sweden international had been a key player for West Brom over the years, but struggled to get games for the Premier League side this season.

Olsson has since gone on record to say he could no longer compete for a place in Tony Pulis’ team with the likes of Johnny Evans ahead of him