Northern Ireland coach Ian Barracklo has called for strengthening after being sidelined with injury ahead of two World Cup qualifiers.
Group C away matches will be played in Switzerland on Saturday and three days later in Bulgaria.
Defender Johnny Evans also failed to attend Leicester City due to injury and injury and he is unlikely to be in danger. Barclays, who are three points behind second-placed Switzerland, are injured, while Italy, who draw with Bulgaria, are top of the table with six points.
Former Linfield favorite Laurie scored the opening goal in Blackpool’s victory over Blackburn, but was forced to retire from muscle pain just 22 minutes later.
McCann suffered an ankle injury in the start of Saturday’s defeat to the league’s Queen’s Park Rangers. The Swiss star was given a headache in a goalless draw at Windsor Park last month and is on course to start on Saturday. Blackpool boss Neil Critley said the 22-year-old was “99.9%” sure he would miss the next qualifier.
“We’ll have to wait, he’s going to have a CT scan,” Crichley said.
Commenting on McCann’s injury, Preston chief Frankie McVeigh said: “Ali has an ankle injury and we don’t know how bad it will be until tomorrow. It hurt so much to continue. “
Barracks did not have many players for the playoffs in September, but the team was challenged, as former Motherwell Bose explained: They showed us that there is a stronger team now than there was a year ago. I think this shows that the team now has a competitive nature and people are not lost. ”
Commenting on Evans’ injury, Barracklow said: “After talking to Brendan (Rodgers), it’s a case where we have to be careful with him and control his playing time, and ultimately Johnny will make the decision.
“He knows about his body and what it can and cannot do.”
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