Sport Brentford goalkeeper Raya ruled out for up to five months by injury
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goalkeeper David Raya will be out for between four and five months after suffering a knee injury in Sunday's 2-1 defeat by .
The 26-year-old was hurt in a collision with Leicester forward Ayoze Perez in the closing moments of theencounter.
Brentford's head of medical Neil Greig said it was not anticipated that Raya will require surgery on his injured left knee.
David Raya is set to be out for between four and five months due to a knee injury sustained on Sunday
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He said: 'David has unfortunately sustained an injury to the Posterior Cruciate Ligament in his left knee.
'The issue will require a prolonged period of time to heal and for David to then regain function and strength around the joint.
'Positively, this type of injury usually heals well without the need for surgery. David has already begun using a brace specifically designed to aid this process.
'We anticipate the recovery period for an injury like this to be somewhere between four and five months, which will enable David to be back to his previous high levels well before the end of the season.'
Alvaro Fernandez, who joined Brentford on loan from Huesca in the summer, could be handed his first Premier League start against Burnley on Saturday.
The 23-year-old kept clean sheets in the Carabao Cup victories against Forest Green Rovers and Oldham Athletic.
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