Last Updated: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 10:12
Bristol Rovers boss Mark McGhee will be without skipper Matt Gill when they travel to Burton.
The midfielder was withdrawn from the warm-up before Saturday's game against Northampton after complaining of a sore knee.
Gill visited a specialist on Wednesday and tests revealed further damage leaving him sidelined for up to six weeks.
Although if surgery is required he could be out for up to three months leaving McGhee to consider a move in the loan market.
"If Matt is out for longer than six weeks, we'd certainly have to think about the possibility of bringing someone in on loan," he told the Bristol Post.
Striker David Clarkson was forced to drop into midfield last weekend but McGhee doesn't view that as a long-term solution.
Defender Danny Woodards returned to training earlier this week after recovering from a broken leg but isn't expected to feature until the end of the month.
But David Clarkson (ankle) and Derek Riordan (hamstring) are both expected to travel despite being substituted last weekend.
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