The 25-year-old picked up a foot injury during QPR’s Premier League clash against Southampton at Loftus Road on Saturday.
Although Austin played the entire 90 minutes of the match which ended in a 1-0 defeat for Rangers, he left Loftus Road on crutches.
However, Austin has positive news for the Rangers fans today as he took to Sportlobster.com to give an update on his situation, and express his relief that the injury is not severe.
“Scan done,” the Englishman wrote on Sportlobster.com. “Delighted to say I've NOT broken a bone in my foot! Hopefully back in a week or two!”
Impact for QPR
Although it is a blow for QPR that Austin will be out for at least a week, it is still a relief that he will not be sidelined for a longer period of time.
The English striker has been one of the better players for Rangers so far this season, scoring 13 goals and creating as many chances in 22 Premier League appearances.
Rangers are struggling for survival in the Premier League and are currently second from bottom in the league table with 19 points from 24 matches, a point behind 17th-placed Hull.
Austin is a big player for QPR, and his form and goals could prove to be the difference between staying up and going down to the Championship.