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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - MARCH 11: Michael Talia of the Swans kicks the ball during the 2016 NAB Challenge match between the Carlton Blues and the Sydney Swans at Etihad Stadium, Melbourne on March 11, 2016. (Photo by Adam Trafford/AFL Media)
Michael Talia suffers setback with injured foot

SYDNEY Swans defender Michael Talia has been placed on the club's long-term injury list after suffering a setback in his rehabilitation from a serious foot injury.

Talia partially tore the Lisfranc ligament and suffered some bone displacement in his foot in the Swans' round one win over Collingwood, the same game Magpie Dane Swan went down with the same injury.

The former Western Bulldog was listed as being 2-3 weeks away from resuming training on the club's official injury list on Tuesday, but Swans General Manager of Football Tom Harley said Talia's latest scan revealed some bad news.

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"Michael's rehabilitation is ongoing and recent x-rays highlighted that the break in his foot will require more time to mend,” Harley said.

“We’re confident that Michael will be able to return to the field in eight weeks."

Midfielder Daniel Robinson has joined Talia on the long-term injury list after he underwent a shoulder reconstruction last week.

Rookie Harrison Marsh has been rewarded for his consistent form in the NEAFL by being upgraded to the senior list.

The West Australian was de-listed at the end of last season after failing to play a game in his three years with the Swans, but was give another chance via the rookie draft.