The 21-year-old centre-back, who has started 21 games this season, has returned to Bodymoor Heath to complete his recovery after working under the guidance of parent club Manchester United’s doctors.

Lansbury, meanwhile, has only played three games this term due to persistent hamstring problems. The midfielder’s only league appearance came in the 4-2 victory over Birmingham at Villa Park in November - but he only lasted eight minutes after coming on as a substitute.

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