Luton chief doesn't expect former England midfielder to be out for too long
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The 29-year-old had started Town’s last two matches, defeats to both Chelsea and West Ham United, but was absent from the teamsheet that was printed at Craven Cottage.
Asked why he had missed out, Edwards said: “Last Tuesday he felt his hamstring a little bit, but he shouldn’t be too long.”
The Hatters are next in action at home top Wolverhampton Wanderers this weekend, before heading to League One side Exeter City in the Carabao Cup third round the following Tuesday.
If Barkley doesn’t make it back in time for those two matches, his next chance will a trip to his former club Everton, whom he spent almost 15 years with earlier in his career, on Saturday, September 30.