Hibs boss Neil Lennon has admitted David Grey’s season may well be over after the Easter Highway skipper picked up a significant Achilles harm throughout the Capital membership’s pleasant with Dutch aspect Willem II.
The sport on the finish of Hibs iciness coaching camp within the Algarve was once simplest into its 7th minute when Grey fell to the ground clutching his left ankle with no-one close to him.
Grey, who had talked just a few days in the past of in any case being over the niggling knee drawback that has blighted his season, was once in obtrusive misery as he was once helped from the pitch, the 29-year-old later leaving the stadium following Hibs’ Three-1 defeat together with his ankle in a protecting boot.
A better exam of the harm will happen after the squad go back to Edinburgh the next day, however Lennon admitted he was once fearing the worst.
He mentioned: “I feel this is a unhealthy one. He felt one thing pop in his Achilles and that’s at all times a truly unhealthy signal. It may well be devastating for us and him so we can have to attend and notice what the diagnosis is once we get again. It’s heartbreaking – it’s a kind of risk free issues.
“I feel it’s lovely critical, an actual blow. He’ll be in boot to stay it solid for a few days. We don’t truly know if this is a tear or a rupture.
“I don’t assume there’s a lot we will be able to truly do till we get him house and get him assessed, He would possibly want surgical operation on it and if that’s the case he’ll most likely be out for the season.”