Huddersfield signed Palmer on mortgage this summer time after he inspired on the John Smith’s Stadium throughout final time period’s promotion-winning marketing campaign.
The 20-year-old had performed in all of Huddersfield’s first 4 video games of the season till struggling an injury on England U21 responsibility.
His hamstring downside was once concept to have dominated him out till the New Year.
But Wagner now says the midfielder may well be again via October, that means there is not any risk of his mortgage being cancelled.
“There have been further discussions now between Chelsea’s medical department and our medical department and another neutral specialist as well,” Wagner mentioned forward of Tuesday’s Carabao Cup conflict with Crystal Palace.
“So he has an injury, a significant injury, perhaps now not as dangerous as we concept to start with, however I do not be expecting him again prior to six to 8 weeks.
“It is senseless now, the place he has such a lot of setbacks together with his hamstring, at all times the similar one, to hurry one thing. We want him again constantly.”
Palmer is one in every of 34 Chelsea gamers out on mortgage this season.
He performed 26 instances for the Terriers final time period as they secured promotion to the Premier League by means of the playoffs.
However, his marketing campaign was once minimize brief in February after he suffered a hamstring injury within the 2-1 win over Leeds United.