Watford defender Daryl Janmaat set for six weeks out with knee injury

Watford defender Daryl Janmaat is set to be out for five to six weeks with a knee injury, his management company have confirmed.

The player has undergone work on his knee in order to speed up his rehabilitation process.

A¬†statement¬†from the player’s representatives, Wasserman Group, was released on Thursday.

“Daryl Janmaat will not take action in the coming weeks. The 29-year-old player of Watford FC and international of the Dutch national team has undergone a minor intervention on his meniscus and is expected to be off for five to six weeks.

“Due to the small intervention on the meniscus of his right knee, Janmaat is offside in the coming weeks.

“This means that he not only has to miss the upcoming matches of his club Watford in the Premier League and League Cup, but he also has to miss the matches against Germany (on October 13) and Belgium (on October 16).”