Huddersfield Town striker Kachunga faces up to three months out

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The 25-year-old was replaced after sustaining an injury in Saturday’s Premier League game and has been ruled out of action till next year

Huddersfield Town forward Elias Kachunga has been sidelined for up to three months with medial ligament damage.

The DR Congo international opened the scoring at Vicarage Road in the sixth minute with his first English Premier League goal as the Terriers cruised to a 4-1 victory over Watford.

However, in the 19th minute, the former Borussia Monchengladbach and Ingolstadt striker was stretchered off after a collision with the Hornets goalkeeper, Heurelho Gomes.

After undergoing scans on his knee, the John Smith's Stadium outfit confirmed that Kachunga has damaged his medial collateral ligament and could be out for eight to12 weeks.

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The striker is a key member of David Wagner’s team and has made 17 league appearances this season.

Huddersfield Town, placed 11th in the English top-flight log, have garnered 21 points from 18 games and they visit Southampton for their next league outing on Saturday.

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