Nottingham Forest have confirmed Brendan Moloney will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury.
The 21-year-old suffered serious ligament damage against West Brom last week while on loan at Scunthorpe.
Scans have revealed Moloney has snapped the medial ligament in his left knee and he is likely to be out for four months.
Meanwhile, fellow defender Joel Lynch will be sidelined for around a month due to a thigh injury.
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