Warburton to have surgery on fractured cheekbone

Sam Warburton requires surgery on his fractured cheekbone but is still expected to feature in all four of Wales’ autumn internationals.

Warburton clashed heads with Josh van der Flier in Cardiff Blues’ 16-13 defeat by Leinster on Saturday and has been told by a specialist he will be sidelined for no more than a month.

“Warburton will have a small plate inserted in his cheekbone. It is estimated he will be out of action for approximately two to four weeks,” a Blues statement read.

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Warburton to have surgery on fractured cheekbone
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