Whispers returns with news of Melbourne midfielder Dom Tyson's knee injury

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Dom Tyson celebrates in Melbourne's impressive win over Hawthorn last season.

Dom Tyson celebrates in Melbourne's impressive win over Hawthorn last season. Photo: Getty Images / Scott Barbour

3AW favourite Whispers has returned with a bombshell on a Melbourne midfielder.

Whispers revealed that Dom Tyson has suffered a knee injury in pre-season which will set him back up to eight weeks.

The Demons later confirmed that Tyson had sustained a "partial dislocation of his patella tendon" and will miss a substantial portion of the pre-season.

Tyson is expected to be fit for the JLT Series.

Whispers was a long-time favourite among Sports Today listeners, but has been away for the past few years.

He told Gerard Healy he's spent the time with monks in the Himalayas - but it seems he hasn't lost his contacts in the AFL industry.

Whispers also understands that St Kilda has settled on the man to replace Nick Riewoldt as captain.

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