posted on Oct, 11 2004 @ 02:42 PM
Kieron Dyer has been packed off to a specialist in an attempt to resolve the Newcastle United midfielder's injury problems.
The England international has been plagued by a hamstring problem and he has yet to have the opportunity to impress new Magpies boss Graeme Souness.
Dyer appeared in Souness' first match in charge - against Bnei Sachnin in the Uefa Cup - but the injury flared up and he was subsequently ruled out
for up to six weeks.
The 25-year-old has torn his hamstring four times in the past six months and Souness has sent Dyer to a specialist.
He has visited a London-based consultant and a specialist unit at Loughborough University as The Magpies look to find the cause of Dyer's persistent
It is believed Dyer's hamstring complaint is linked to his running style and the Premiership club will hope they can finally resolve the issue.