The 29-year-old Wigan frontman limped off just nine minutes into Saturday´s 1-1 Barclays Premier League draw with Fulham at the JJB Stadium with a suspected break.
Tests carried out since have revealed a crack fracture which could keep him out for six weeks, meaning he will not only miss several games for his club, but also England´s vital Euro 2008 qualifiers against Estonia and Russia.
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