Sweden striker Elmander a doubt for Euros after suffering foot injury

Former Bolton striker Johan Elmander is doubtful for the Euro 2012 finals after sustaining a foot injury playing for his club side Galatasaray on Saturday.             

An x-ray showed the Sweden international sustained a fractured metatarsal in his right foot.

He will be examined by Sweden's team doctors before coach Erik Hamren announces his squad in Stockholm on Monday.         

Crocked: Elmander is struggling to make the Sweden squad

Crocked: Elmander is struggling to make the Sweden squad


Elmander scored twice in the qualifying phase and was almost certain to start when Sweden open their Group D campaign against host nation Ukraine in Kiev on June 11 and then England on Friday, June 15.   

But the 30-year-old has not given up hope of recovering in time.    

'It's hard to give a decision but I hope that it's no worse than that I can come back quickly,' he told Swedish television on Sunday.            

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