West Coast Eagles captain Luke Shuey will undergo scans after sustaining a leg injury during training this week.

Following Wednesday's match simulations, the club revealed that Shuey was forced to leave the ground early due to an injury concern.

This is another setback to the Eagles skipper, who has already been battling a range of lower-body injuries over the past two years. In 2020 he played only 13 matches, while in 2021 injuries prevented him from playing in all but seven games.

It was only last week that Shuey was discussing his 2022 captaincy. He explained how another injury setback could impact his decision to stay in the position.

"It's interesting, you do need your captain out there playing, ideally," Shuey told media.

"If this was this time next year and I had another season where I hadn't played too much footy, it (handing over the captaincy) would definitely be something I'd consider.

"But at the moment I've still got to be confident I'm going to get my body right and be able to play a lot of footy this year."

He also discussed changes in his approach to the off-season, which he hoped would positively impact his recovery and training.

"If your soft-tissue stuff is an ongoing thing you're always looking to change things," Shuey added.

"Probably my last two or three pre-seasons have all looked different. But I've found a way to do it this year where it's working so far."

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Shuey and the club are now waiting on the results to see the extent of the injury. Hopefully, the latest injury is only a minor setback. With just over 50 days until the Eagles take on the Gold Coast Suns in Round 1, time is running out for Shuey to remain on track to return.