Leven facing eight weeks out

Oxford midfielder Peter Leven has been ruled out until the final month of the season after undergoing knee surgery.

Last Updated: 06/02/13 at 14:15

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The 29-year-old has been a key member of the U's squad this season, playing 25 times and scoring six goals.

He is set to be sidelined for eight weeks due to a keyhole procedure meaning he could return with just a handful of games left in the League Two season.

Manager Chris Wilder described Leven in November as "arguably the best player in League Two" when fully fit.

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