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Norwich City's star striker Lewis Grabban Tweets from hospital after surgery on ankle injury

The striker has not yet been given a recovery scale but it does not sound good for the rest of the season.

Last night saw Norwich City's hopes of promotion take a massive blow. While defeat at home to the hands of Wigan Athletic could be the blow in question, in fact it is not.

While the defeat was not ideal, they would have traded it after the game for the fitness of star striker Lewis Grabban.

The summer signing from Bournemouth has scored 12 goals this season and had scored five goals in his last five games. But he picked up a knock against Ipswich Town in Sunday's 2-0 win over their local rivals. His ankle has got progressively worse over the week and today, he underwent surgery on the problem.

He has confirmed the story himself by sending out these Tweets earlier today, thanking the staff at Lister Hospital in Chelsea, London.

No timescale has yet been given for Grabban's return, but considering we are in early March and the problem required an operation it is safe to assume he could be out for a long time. Speculation it might be, but Norwich City fans may want to start bracing themselves for the possibility of not seeing Grabban in action again this season.

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