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.