Carl Ikeme has fractured a bone in his hand and will be sidelined for four to six weeks – prompting Wolves to call Aaron McCarey back from his loan spell with York City.
Ikeme, who has been in excellent form this season, underwent an X-ray this morning after sustaining in the injury in the closing stages of yesterday’s 1-1 draw at Tranmere.
The keeper collided with both Ryan Lowe and Scott Golbourne as the Tranmere striker had an effort ruled out for offside.
McCarey was due to complete his loan spell with York after their game against Dagenham & Redbridge this weekend, but will now return to join Wayne Hennessey in terms of the goalkeepers travelling to Gillingham for tomorrow night’s Sky Bet League One fixture (7.45pm).
McCarey made five appearances during a successful spell with York, keeping two clean sheets and conceding four goals.
Hennessey meanwhile enjoyed a successful loan spell with Yeovil during the first half of the season as he made his comeback from a cruciate knee injury, making 13 appearances and regaining his spot as Welsh number one as a result of his form.