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Okore set for long spell on the sidelines after injury blow

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Okore set for long spell on the sidelines after injury blow

Following clinical examination and the results of an MRI scan, the Club can confirm that Jores Okore sustained a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament injury in his right knee in the game against Newcastle on Saturday.

Jores will undergo surgery in due course and he could be sidelined for a period of up to nine months.

By @AVFCOfficial 16th September 2013