Tottenham have confirmed striker Richarlsion has undergone surgery and will now miss this weekend’s game against Wolves.
A club statement read: “We can confirm that Richarlison has undergone groin surgery today (Thursday 9 November). The Brazil international will commence his rehabilitation with our medical staff immediately, before returning to training in the coming weeks.”
The striker was an unused substitute in the game against Chelsea but told ESPN Brazil that he was expecting to play a part before his surgery.
He is quoted by football. London: “Of course, I expected to play today as it was an important game, a classic.