Zubar loss a blow for struggling Wolves
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English Premier League strugglers Wolves suffered what their manager Mick McCarthy termed a blow today when former France Under-21 defender Ronald Zubar was ruled out for the rest of the season after undergoing a back operation.

The 25-year-old right-back - who has been at the club since joining from French giants Marseille in 2009 for €3 million - has had surgery after suffering from a sore back in recent weeks. "Ronald's been an important player for us and it's a blow, but we can't do anything about it," said McCarthy.

Ronald's been an important player for us and it's a blow.
Mick McCarthy

McCarthy has had better news over the weekend regarding other injured players as Stephen Hunt, Adlene Guedioura and Michael Kightly all returned to training.

Wolves are making a gallant fight for survival taking four points from their past two games - a 3-3 draw with highflying Spurs and a 1-0 win away at fellow strugglers Aston Villa on Saturday.

They lie third from bottom - the last relegation place - but only because of worse goal difference with West Ham.