MICHU is again likely to miss out with injury when Swansea City go to Newcastle United on Saturday.
Michu's return to action after a long-term lay-off came to a halt last Sunday when he was absent from Swansea's 1-0 defeat by Chelsea.
And the 28-year-old now seems set to be sidelined once more when Garry Monk's men head to the North East this weekend.
Michu is again suffering with pain in his troublesome ankle.
And with three more weeks of the season to come after the Newcastle trip, there may now be question marks over whether the Spanish international forward will have much of a role before this difficult campaign draws to a close.
Signed for just £2.2 million at the start of last term, Michu cleaned up at last season's player-of-the-year bash after netting 22 goals.
But this campaign has been much more of a struggle for the former Rayo Vallecano man, who has scored six times in 24 appearances having been badly hindered by fitness concerns.
Michu underwent ankle surgery in December which kept him out for three months before returning as a substitute against West Brom just over a month ago.
He has since played in four more games, but has not looked match fit at any point.