Torn hamstring sidelines England U21s striker.
England Under-21s striker Danny Welbeck is expected to be out for the rest of January after suffering a hamstring injury.
The 20-year-old, who has been in fantastic form for Sunderland on loan from Manchester United this season, tore his hamstring in the Black Cats' win over Aston Villa on Wednesday.
Welbeck has two goals in nine caps for Stuart Pearce's side has also found the net on six occasions for Sunderland who are currently sitting in the Premier League's top six.Sunderland's website
says that Welbeck could miss the next four or five games, including this weekend's FA Cup Third Round tie at home to Notts County.