MK Dons defender Sean O'Hanlon could be back in action within a month.
O'Hanlon has missed the first seven months of the season after injuring knee ligaments at the end of last season but assistant manager Karl Robinson expects him back soon.
Robinson said: "Sean played in a practice match the other day, he will play in another one next week and then we are looking at another two or three weeks while he gets his fitness and game awareness back."
Robinson added: "He also needs to believe his knee is as strong as it was before he got injured.
"He's got heart, desire and a willingness to get hurt. He is prepared to go through his own players to win the ball so it will obviously be great to have him back."
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