Brighton have been dealt an injury blow with the news top scorer Leonardo Ulloa will be out for up to two months.

The Argentinian striker, who has only just returned from a three-match suspension, broke a bone in his foot during Tuesday night's 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday.

Ulloa underwent surgery on Thursday to have a small screw inserted and will now be sidelined until December.

Boss Oscar Garcia is expected to step up his search for a loan striker as cover, with Ashley Barnes currently the club's only fit frontman.