BREAKING NEWS: Lamela ruled out for rest of the season

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Tottenham winger Erik Lamela has been ruled out of the remainder of the Premier League season ahead of surgery on a long-standing hip injury.

The club confirmed on Wednesday that the Argentina international will go under the knife on Saturday, having been out of action for five months.

Lamela, who last featured in a 2-1 EFL Cup loss to Liverpool on October 25, will miss the final 10 league games of the campaign.