Holmes ruled out for six weeks
Holmes suffered a serious gash to his knee when he collided with
an advertising board during North End’s draw with Bournemouth on
Saturday, with the wound requiring 45 stitches.
“Lee is going to be out six weeks, I would suspect,” Westley
told the club’s official website.
“He had an operation on Saturday night and it all went well, but
he is that distance away from first team action.
“He is going to be in a splint for two weeks, with 45 stitches
in the injury. It is a case of the wound healing and then
rehabilitating the leg.
“He’s going to lose a lot of fitness during that time, so he has
six weeks to full training and then we have to get him fit.”