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Republic of Ireland winger Robbie Brady faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines after his club Burnley confirmed he'll undergo surgery for a patellar tendon tear.


Clarets boss Sean Dyche confirmed the 25-year-old will face a 'substantial recovery period' from the injury sustained during the Clarets' 1-0 defeat at Leicester City on Saturday


The setback comes just as the Dubliner was beginning to play his best football since making the switch to Lancashire at the beginning of the calendar year.


Brady has just been nominated for the Premier League's Player of the Month award after helping Burnley to three wins from four games, scoring the winner in a 2-1 win over Bournemouth.


“Robbie will have surgery to repair a patellar tendon tear and will be out for a substantial recovery period,” Dyche told Burnley's official website


“He will be given all the time and care he needs on his recovery and supported throughout from all of us at Burnley Football Club.”


News of Brady's extended absence comes just 48 hours after his international colleague Alan Judge made his first appearance following an 18-month absence with a broken leg.


Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman looks set to return for his club Everton over the Christmas period as he approaches a full recovery from a broken tibia.