Hibs star Aiden McGeady has been ruled out for the rest of the season in another injury setback for the club and player.
The 36-year-old former Celtic winger was taken off in the first half of the win over Kilmarnock at the weekend.
It was later revealed he had suffered a hamstring injury and the club revealed on Friday that we would be out until the summer.
Lee Johnson said on Friday that he could be out for up to six months.
It is the latest setback for the Republic of Ireland international who has only made 14 appearances since his summer move to Edinburgh.
He has seen a specialist and is due to see another next week to determine whether he needs surgery or not.
However Johnson confirmed that his season has come to an end.
“Geads will be seeing another specialist shortly and that will determine whether or not he needs surgery.
“He will be out for a minimum of four months, and potentially six months.
“It’s really disappointing for us and really disappointing for him, but it’s our job to nurse him back to full fitness.”
Hibs’ season has been dogged with injuries to key players including Martin Boyle and Kevin Nesbit who have both missed sustained periods.