Tottenham's Mexico international Giovani dos Santos will undergo an exploratory operation on his right ankle on Tuesday.
The 19-year-old suffered the injury in training last week and manager Harry Redknapp told the club's website, www.spurs.co.uk: "Gio will go for an exploratory examination but hopefully the outcome will be positive so he can return sooner rather than later.
"We all wish Gio well and a speedy recovery because I have not had the opportunity to work with him yet. Everybody tells me he is a real talent and his record suggests that is the case."
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