Wolves stop-start season across all competitions took a major blow ahead of Sunday morning’s kickoff at Newcastle United (Watch live at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com).
Outstanding center back Willy Boly suffered a “serious” leg injury in training on Saturday and will be out for some time.
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“Initial tests show a fracture to his fibula, and he will undergo further imaging over the coming days to determine whether surgery is required or not,” said Wolves head of medical Phil Hayward.
A monster at the heart of the defense, the 28-year-old Boly leads the team in tackles and aerials won.
At 28, started every match but one for the Wolves this season between Europa League and the Premier League.
Wolves came back from Slovakia late Thursday and now meet the mercurial Magpies at 10 a.m. ET.