Premier League - Wright-Phillips out for season after ankle surgery

QPR's hopes of survival have been dealt a blow after Shaun Wright-Phillips underwent ankle surgery.

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Premier League - Wright-Phillips out for season after ankle surgery
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Shaun Wright-Phillips, Queens Park Rangers (PA Sport)

The winger's operation will keep him out for the rest of the season, the club confirmed in a brief statement.

Wright-Phillips, 31, tweeted to say that the operation had been a success.

"Had my ankle surgery this morning," he wrote, "all went well. Thanx 4 your kind wishes truly appreciate it all."

Wright-Phillips, who joined QPR in 2011, had featured in 20 Premier League games this campaign, scoring once.

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