Lee Keegan is set to miss Mayo’s round 4 qualifier clash with Galway on Saturday due to an ankle injury.
The former Footballer of the Year had to be helped off the pitch and though the Mayo management is remaining tight-lipped about his prospects of facing the Tribesmen, he isn’t expected to feature.
Jason Doherty and Brendan Harrison also picked up knocks against Armagh last weekend but it is likely that both will feature at the Gaelic Grounds.
Keegan adds to manager James Horan’s significant injury headache. Midfielders Tom Parsons, Seamus O’Shea and Matthew Ruane are all long-term injury absences and they were joined by captain Diarmuid O’Connor, who broke his wrist in training last week.
"During Saturday night's game with Armagh both Lee Keegan and Jason Doherty suffered ankle injuries," said a Mayo statement.
"Both players were immediately assessed by the Mayo senior medical team and they are now working on their rehab programmes.
"As with any injury or medical intervention the privacy and confidentiality from a medical perspective is important for the players in allowing them the time for a full recovery. We will monitor their progress closely over the coming weeks."