MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 25: Dyson Heppell of the Bombers looks dejected as he leaves the field following the round 10 AFL match between the Richmond Tigers and the Essendon Bombers at Melbourne Cricket Ground on May 25, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/AFL Photos/Getty Images)

Essendon skipper Dyson Heppell is set to miss Saturday’s clash with Sydney at the MCG with a foot injury, according to a report by Sam McClure on Twitter.

Heppell’s replacement has not yet been named, with final teams set to be announced soon.