AFL News: Tristan Xerri has been sidelined for an extended period.
He has been diagnosed with a hot spot in his foot, he is likely to miss at least 4 weeks.
Callum Coleman Jones is expected to be named for Round 7.
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Nth Melbourne GM of Football Performance Dan McPherson provided an update on Thursday.
“The positive here is the foot issue has been detected early and there is no sign of a fracture.
“Tristan will work closely with our medical team on his rehab program, and we’re hopeful he will be available for selection in a month’s time.” McPherson said.