ERIC DIER will miss Tottenham’s Christmas fixtures after present process surgical procedure to take away his appendix.
The versatile England man missed his aspect’s 1-Zero victory towards Burnley with the membership reporting that he was affected by “a virus”.
However Dier took a visit to hospital to have his appendix out, and will not be again till the New Yr.
Spurs tweeted: “@ericdier has undergone surgical procedure to take away his appendix.
“He’ll now bear a interval of restoration earlier than commencing rehabilitation and it’s anticipated he’ll return to coaching with the squad in January.”
Even with out Dier, Spurs managed to ultimately see off a dogged Burnley aspect of their newest Premier League recreation.
Christian Eriksen stored Tottenham title hopes alive with a stoppage-time winner.
The jubilation of the attract Barcelona which sealed qualification for the final 16 of the Champions League was disappearing in a humid squib of a efficiency towards resilient Burnley.
Erik Lamela, Son Heung-Min and Dele Alli had all missed late probabilities to grab a winner.
However second-half substitute Eriksen got here up with the great once more to maintain Spurs on the tails of Liverpool and Manchester Metropolis.
Till the late winner, the one plus level for the house group seemed like being an honest first begin within the senior group for Oliver Skipp, 18.
He performed in Dier’s defensive midfield place as Mauricio Pochettino shuffled his group to make up for FOUR centre backs being out with damage.