Gill faces six-week lay-off
Bristol Rovers captain Matt Gill will be out for at least six
weeks for the League Two club with a knee injury.
Gill has been playing with the injury since the start of the
season and the 31-year-old midfielder will now undergo exploratory
surgery to try to get to the bottom of the problem.
Pirates boss Mark McGhee told the club’s official website: “The
scan was not conclusive, so they will do a little procedure to look
inside to see what is going on.
“It is four to six weeks at this stage, but if it is anything
worse than simply needing a bit of a clean out then it could be
anything up to 12 weeks.
“He has been playing and training through the problem, and
occasionally missing training – although not often.
“He has been gritting his teeth and getting through it, and I
think he has done pretty well and I have a lot of respect for