Lamela needs hip surgery, out for rest of Spurs season
Tottenham Hotspur won’t be getting an Erik Lamela boost any time soon.
The 25-year-old winger will undergo surgery on his ailing hip this Saturday, costing him availability for Spurs’ stretch run and Argentina duty.
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Lamela has been missing since Oct. 29, and left Spurs lineup with the team unbeaten in the Premier League (5W-4D).
He registered a goal and an assist in PL play, adding a goal and four helpers in the side’s first two rounds of the EFL Cup and two assists in three Champions League matches.
I have to have an operation. I tried everything to recover but unfortunately my hip is still not 100% ..1/6— Erik Manuel Lamela (@ErikLamela) March 29, 2017
..so I can't compete at the level I want to. I'll face this challenge with a positive attitude and can't wait to get back with the team..2/6— Erik Manuel Lamela (@ErikLamela) March 29, 2017