Jacob Blyth: Burton Albion striker out for up to six weeks

Jacob Blyth
Jacob Blyth had a previous loan spell with Burton Albion in 2012, making just two appearances from the bench

On-loan Burton Albion striker Jacob Blyth could be sidelined until April with a hamstring injury.

Blyth is on loan with the League Two promotion hopefuls from Premier League club Leicester City and has scored five goals in 25 appearances.

The 22-year-old was injured in Saturday's win over Cheltenham Town.

"It's a big blow. It is a five or six-week injury but hopefully we will see him sooner," Brewers boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink told BBC Radio Derby.

"He is a strong lad. Hopefully he will heal a little bit quicker. He was just getting his rhythm, especially with Stuart (Beavon). They like playing with each other.

"It is a miss but it will open up a place for somebody else and an opportunity for someone else to take."

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