Hearts youngster Smith struck down by fractured knee

Heart of Midlothian have been dealt another injury blow with news emerging that David Smith has fractured his knee.

Heart of Midlothian have been dealt another injury blow with news emerging that David Smith has fractured his knee.

The 20-year old winger has sustained a hairline fracture and will be sidelined for up to six weeks according to manager Gary Locke.

"It's a massive blow for the lad as I thought he had being doing fantastic for us recently," Locke said.

"The problem flared up after some gym work and we sent him for a scan. He doesn't require any surgery and just has to rest then things should settle down.

"We are looking at around four to six weeks, though, which is a big blow at this stage of the season."

 
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