Burnley's Robbie Brady suffered a knee injury at Leicester and faces a"substantial absence
06 December, 2017, 22:49
Burnley boss Sean Dyche said on the club's official website: "Robbie will have surgery to fix a patellar tendon tear and will be out for a substantial recovery period".
Now, The Clarets have released an official statement on their star winger and unfortunately, Dyche's initial assessment was correct with Brady set to undergo surgery and will be out for a "substantial" period of time.
Indeed, Burnley'sofficial site has confirmed that the Republic of Ireland global faces a "substantial" time on the sidelines as manager Sean Dyche lamented losing yet another key player for the rest of the 2017/18 campaign.
Robbie Brady faces a substantial period on the sidelines after sustaining a knee injury.
Dyche told Burnley's club website: "Robbie (Brady) will have surgery to fix a patellar tendon tear and will be out for a substantial recovery period".
Brady was hurt in an accidental clash with Foxes defender Harry Maguire as he shaped to shoot on the edge of the box and left the field on a stretcher with his left leg in a brace.
Brady has just been nominated for the Premier League's Player of the Month award after helping Burnley to three wins from four games, scoring the victor in a 2-1 win over Bournemouth.
The injury has come at a particularly unfortunate time for Brady, who has really hit form for Burnley this season.