Midfielder ruled out
Crewe Alexandra's teenage prospect James Jones is facing a spell on the sidelines.
|'I think it's better for him to have it now than try and risk him through the season' - Steve Davis|
be sidelined for at least nine weeks.
"He's probably going to have to have an operation next week to repair the damage he's done with it popping out all the time," manager Steve Davis told the Stoke Sentinel. "He's got a bit of a weakness which needs looking at and we've taken him to the best person available so we'll try and look after him.
"I think it's better for him to have it now than try and risk him through the season," he added. "We've got to make sure his welfare is more important at the moment than his appearances on the pitch. He's looking at nine weeks plus, so it's going to be a long time out."
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