Date: 6th December 2017 at 12:15pm
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Manager Sean Dyche has confirmed that winger Robbie Brady will now face a ‘substantial’ spell on the sidelines following the injury he sustained in the Leicester City match.

The 25 year old was in a collision with Leicester defender Harry Maguire and play needed to be stopped for a number of minutes as he received treatment and was subsequently stretchered off and replaced.

Following investigations and scans it has now been confirmed that the Republic of Ireland international as suffered a patellar tendon tear.

Speaking briefly to the Official Site Dyche said.

‘Robbie will have surgery to repair a patellar tendon tear and will be out for a substantial recovery period. He will be given all the time and care he needs on his recovery and supported throughout from all of us at Burnley Football Club.’

Having joined from Norwich City last January as our then record signing – fee rising to £13million – he has made 31 appearances and been an ever present in the Premier League so far this season.

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