EPL: Richarlison Out For Weeks After Groin Surgery

By Chimezie Nebolisa

Tottenham Hotspur forward Richarlison has undergone groin surgery and will be on the sidelines for a few weeks, the club announced.

Richarlison had on Monday said that he had struggled with health problems the past eight months and decided to go under the knife.

"The Brazil international will commence his rehabilitation with our medical staff immediately, before returning to training in the coming weeks," Spurs said in a statement.

The 26-year-old has made seven league starts this season, scoring one goal and making three assists. He joins a long injury list at Spurs which includes Ivan Perisic, James Maddison, Ben Davies, Micky van de Ven and Manor Solomon.

Spurs are second in the standings, a point behind Manchester City, and next play away at Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday.