Geelong midfielder George Horlin-Smith is set to miss up two months after injuring the medial ligament in his knee at training during the week.
Horlin-Smith does not require surgery to repair the ligament, However, the 23-year-old is expected to be sidelined for between six to eight weeks.
“Unfortunately for George he injured his knee at training earlier this week, it was a simple slip in the middle of a training drill,” Cats football manager Steve Hocking said.
“We were awaiting scan results yesterday, now we know the extent of the injury, George will begin a rehab program once the pain in his knee has subsided. ”