JONATHAN Woodgate revealed David Brooks missed Cherries’ 2-1 defeat at Queens Park Rangers due to an ankle problem.

The Wales international is set to go for a scan on the issue, having sat out the contest at Loftus Road.

Playmaker Brooks had featured in every game during Woodgate’s spell at the helm of the club, before sustaining the problem.

The Warrington-born star underwent two separate ankle operations last season, which saw him miss a vast majority of the campaign.

But Woodgate confirmed Brooks’s latest injury was sustained in the opposite ankle to the previous one which required surgery.

“Hopefully it’s not too bad but we will see if he is okay,” the caretaker boss said, when asked by the Daily Echo about Brooks’s absence.

“He will get a scan and we will see how it is.

“It was the opposite ankle that he had the operation (on) – we will see how it is.”

Cherries were also without the likes of Dominic Solanke (ankle), Steve Cook (adductor) and Jack Stacey (thigh) in west London – all due to injury.