Paul McShane escapes surgery

  • Last Updated: March 25 2013, 14:47 GMT

Hull's Paul McShane will not require surgery after damaging ankle ligaments in the Tigers' recent game with Nottingham Forest.

Paul McShane: Doesn't need surgery
Paul McShane: Doesn't need surgery

But the defender, 27, faces a 16-week lay-off following consultations with renowned ankle surgeon James Calder.

However, Hull boss Steve Bruce has confirmed the season-ending injury will not damage the Republic of Ireland international's chances of securing a new deal at the KC Stadium following an impressive campaign at the npower Championship's second-placed club.

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