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The knock against him is an apparent lack of a mean streak.
Poyet has been struck by boots to the head, neck and face and received such a heavy knock against West Ham two weeks ago he didn't even realise he had set up a goal.
The Ulsterman has been out since picking up the knock against Celta Vigo in Spain earlier this month.
Smith said: "The boy took a knock against Hearts a couple of weeks ago and hasn't been able to shake it off.
He said: "I took a double knock against United with my knee and ankle getting heavy blows at the same time.
But Numan, who picked up the knock against Dundee United last week, hopes to be back for the trip to Sturm Graz the following week.
The Dens midfielder picked up a leg knock against Hibs but has trained all week and he'll be raring to go for the clash against United.
Pavlo Gomeniuk also picked up a knock against Cardiff but is also expected to be fit.
AUSTRALIA'S stand-in skipper Adam Gilchrist not only reminded his critics of his batting prowess with a blitzkrieg knock against Sri Lanka at the WACA yesterday, he also put down a pointer for spread punters on how to get involved in the VB Series match in Perth tomorrow morning when South Africa tackle Mar-van Atapattu's men, writes Max Oram.
ANDREW CROOK scored an unbeaten 162 to set the highest innings by a Lancashire batsman in a oneday match with his magnificent knock against Buckinghamshire at Wormsley.
He didn't train yesterday, but caretaker boss Stevie Frail said: "Andy took a knock against Motherwell, nothing more than that.
Striker Sven Sinden is doubtful after taking a knock against Redditch while youngsters Ian MacVarish (striker) and Michael Feely (midfielder) are on Birmingham County FA duty.