Cardiff Blues' Chris Czekaj out for three months

Chris Czekaj

Cardiff Blues have confirmed utility back Chris Czekaj will be out for three months with a foot injury.

Czekaj, who can play at full-back or on the wing, was forced to leave the field during the pre-season match against Worcester on 11 August.

The 26-year-old has suffered ligament injury which has made bones in the foot unstable and has undergone surgery.

"It's a bit of a shame really," Cardiff Blues director of rugby Phil Davies said.

"Chris hurt his ankle against Worcester and will be out for a couple of months."

The injury is the latest blow for Czekaj, who suffered a broken leg during Wales' Test match against Australia in 2007.

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