Boro Target Out For Six Weeks

Last updated : 12 January 2010 By Boro Mad

Boyd faces six weeks on the sidelines as he needs a hernia operation.

Boyd is set to go under the knife on Tuesday after consulting a specialist and could miss the Gers' next nine games.

Boss Walter Smith said: "It's disappointing news, especially given how well Kris has been playing. He's rarely injured so it's a real blow.

"We already have injuries and when you consider the number of goals Kris has been scoring, you can see this is a very serious blow to take.

"But we just have to get on with the games and hope he can get himself back in action as quickly as possible."