Tottenham's Lamela out for the season with injury

Indo Asian News Service

London, March 29 (IANS) English football club Tottenham Hotspur's midfielder Erik Lamela has been ruled out for the rest of the season owing to a hip injury.

Lamela, 25, last played for Tottenham in October. He will undergo surgery on Saturday.

Tottenham said Lamela had "achieved a good level of function" but was not at a stage to make a return to training, leading to the decision to operate, according to a BBC report.

Lamela made 14 appearances this season for Spurs before the injury.