Lauren could be fit in time for Saturday’s game. Lauren is hopeful of being fit for our Premiership clash with Newcastle United on Saturday after suffering a mild ankle sprain against Fulham on Sunday.
Our Cameroon international limped off after 65 minutes of our 1-0 win at Loftus Road after a late challenge by former Arsenal player Luis Boa Morte.
Lauren will sit out our Worthington Cup tie with Sunderland on Wednesday but could return against their North-East rivals at Highbury at the weekend.
Lauren, who was replaced by Oleg Luzhny against Fulham, has started 10 of our 12 Premiership matches this season and scored during our 5-2 win against West Bromwich Albion.