• Out for four weeks ... Perth striker Shane Smeltz (AAP)
Perth Glory striker Shane Smeltz will miss up to four weeks of A-League action after sustaining ligament damage to his ankle, the club said.

3 Dec 2013 - 8:07 PM  UPDATED 3 Dec 2013 - 8:18 PM

Smeltz suffered the injury during the club's 1-0 loss to Brisbane Roar on Saturday night.

Scans were taken in Brisbane on Sunday morning and revealed a torn ligament.

Smeltz is expected to miss games against Wellington Phoenix (h), Melbourne Victory (a), Adelaide United (h) and Central Coast Mariners (a).