Bolton Wanderers have confirmed that midfielder Mark Davies could be out of action for up to three months after surgery on a shoulder injury.
The 24-year-old suffered the problem in
Wanderers will also be without defender Matt Mills for up to six weeks, after he sustained a thigh injury in the match against the Terriers.
It was hoped that the former Leicester City and Reading centre-back would be fit within a fortnight.
It is a double injury blow for boss Dougie Freedman, who will watch his side host Charlton Athletic on Saturday.
Former Wolves man Davies has played 21 times for Bolton in all competitions this season, scoring five goals.
Three of those goals have come in his last five appearances.
in pre-season following Bolton's relegation from the top flight, with the Welsh club having