Thursday October 2nd, 2014

USA defender Jonathan Spector will be out for at least the next three month with a torn right thigh muscle and a tendon injury, the team announced.

Spector, who plays also plays for Birmingham City in the Football League Championship, was injured during a match against Millwall last weekend.

Spector has made 10 appearances, with eight starts this season for Birmingham City, who is in 20th place out of 24 teams.

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"Jonathan Spector will be out for at least three months. He’s torn a thigh muscle and a tendon," Birmingham manager Lee Clark said. "I think it’s a very similar injury to the one he had the season before I got here on the other side."

The club also announced that Demarai Gray has returned to training and should be able to play against Charlton Athletic on Saturday.

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