Wes Hoolahan ruled out for a "number of weeks" with ankle injury

Wes Hoolahan of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Norwich City at the KC Stadium on August 24, 2013
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Wes Hoolahan will be out of action for a "number of weeks" with an ankle injury, confirms Norwich City manager Neil Adams.

Norwich City manager Neil Adams has revealed that Wes Hoolahan will be out for a "number of weeks" with an ankle injury.

It was confirmed earlier this week that the 32-year-old suffered ligament damage in the 1-0 defeat to Fulham last Saturday, and Adams concedes that it is a big blow for his side to lose the influential playmaker.

"Wes went to see the specialist on Wednesday and he's going to be out for a number of weeks," the Canaries boss told the club's official website.

"It's ankle ligament damage, as we first feared. It's a shame, obviously you keep your fingers crossed, but it's going to be number of weeks before he's back with us unfortunately."

Norwich meet Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough on Saturday.

Norwich manager Neil Adams during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Norwich City at Griffin Park on September 16, 2014
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