Tottenham Hotspur have announced that Eric Dier will miss the club's Christmas fixtures after having his appendix removed.
"Eric Dier has undergone surgery to remove his appendix," the club said in a statement. "He will now undergo a period of recovery before commencing rehabilitation and it is expected he will return to training with the squad in January."
Tottenham travel to Arsenal for their Carabao Cup quarterfinal match on Wednesday before a trip to Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.
They then have home games against Bournemouth on Boxing Day and Wolves on Dec. 29, before seeing in the New Year with an away game at Cardiff City.