Saracens and England lock Nick Isiekwe may have surgical procedure this week which is able to preserve him out for “a number of months”.
The 24-year-old’s membership stated it had been “beneficial to hold out a process” after dialogue with a guide.
Isiekwe, who got here by the Saracens academy, made his first-team debut aged 18 earlier than profitable his first England cap the next yr.
He has already featured greater than 100 occasions for his boyhood membership, and has eight caps for Eddie Jones’ facet.
Saracens stated they may replace additional on Isiekwe’s return throughout his rehabilitation.