The emerging Socceroo, a standout player in the A-League season, was a late withdrawal from the Roar side that suffered a surprise loss against Adelaide United at the weekend. 

The 26-year-old's absence will test Brisbane's midfield depth ahead of a tough next few weeks for the ladder leaders. 

Mike Mulvey's men face a danger away to Perth Glory on Friday night before home matches against Wellington Phoenix and Central Coast Mariners.

It is not clear whether the defender-cum-midfielder will be available for February 7's crucial top-of-the-table clash against Western Sydney Wanderers at Pirtek Stadium. 

Franjic has only recently overcome a groin injury which hampered his performance in matches just before Christmas.