Barnes sustained a knee injury in training last week, and while the exact nature of the problem has yet to be diagnosed, boss Paul Jewell has no intention of rushing him back.
"It is a bad blow for the lad, but hopefully with rehabilitation he will be back sooner rather than later," said Jewell.
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