Sunderland rocked as Adnan Januzaj ruled out for SIX weeks

Adnan Januzaj
Adnan Januzaj

Sunderland's woes have continued with the news that Adnan Januzaj has been ruled out for at least six weeks with an ankle injury.

The on-loan winger picked up the injury during Sunderland's 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace at the weekend.

Januzaj's season stats.

A club statement said: "In order to assess the extent of the injury the 21-year-old underwent a scan on Tuesday, with the results confirming he suffered ankle ligament damage and now faces an unfortunate spell on the sidelines.

"A Belgium international, Januzaj will now focus on returning to action as soon as possible."

Januzaj has had a mixed start to his Sunderland career, with some exciting glimpses punctuated by a red card against Tottenham Hotspur.

Will he be missed in the next 6 weeks? Check out his stats in our new player section here.