Last Updated: Thu, 06 Dec 2012 17:38
Saido Berahino has returned to West Brom after scans revealed he has chipped a bone in his knee while on loan at Peterborough.
Berahino picked up the injury in Peterborough's 1-1 draw with Ipswich on Saturday and immediately returned to his parent club for treatment.
The injury is expected to keep the 19-year-old out for at least two months and Posh boss Darren Ferguson will now look to sign a replacement striker in January.
He told the club's official website: "It is a massive blow because Saido has made a real impact, but he is going to be out for at least eight weeks so has returned to West Brom.
"We will look at maybe bringing him back again when he is fit, but will have to remain patient on that one.
"We will be looking to strengthen in that particular area of the field in the new year."
Berahino joined Peterborough in October and scored two goals in 10 Championship appearances.
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