Ipswich Town midfielder Danny Rowe is set for an extended spell on the sidelines following knee surgery, manager Paul Lambert has confirmed.
The 27-year-old has played an important role in the Tractor Boys’ promising start to the season – scoring one goal in 18 appearances in all competitions.
Rowe has not featured for Blues since the 1-1 draw with Coventry City in the FA Cup at the start of December, but he is now set for an extended spell on the sidelines after successful surgery.
Ipswich boss Lambert has admitted that the injury is a blow, as Rowe has been an important player for the Tractor Boys so far this season.
Speaking to the club’s official website, Lambert did not disclose the length of time that the wideman would be out for, but confessed that it will be a while.
He said: “It’s a blow because he’s being doing well. He’s had a clean up with his cartilage and he’s going to be out for a while.”
Ipswich have made a promising start to the season in League One, although they are currently without a win in their last four league matches and will be hoping to get back to winning ways against Portsmouth at the weekend.
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This is a blow for Ispwich, as Rowe has been an important player for the Tractor Boys so far this season.
Ipswich have suffered a bit of a dip in form over the past few matches and will be looking to get back to winning ways, but they’ve got some tough games coming up over the busy festive period, so it’s a blow that they will be without one of their key players.
It remains to be seen how long Rowe will be out for, but the fact that Lambert didn’t even set a time frame for his recovery suggests that it could be a few months.
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