Real Madrid keeper Keylor Navas will be going for surgery on Thursday 9 June to set off rehabilitation for a niggling Achilles injury.
Navas had tests on Monday 6 June to assess the extent of the injury after he was forced out his national team and a statement released by the club says the operation will be conducted in supervision of the clubs doctors.
“After the tests carried out on Keylor Navas in Amsterdam, the doctor Niek van Dijk, under the supervision of the Real Madrid Sanitas medical services, have taken the decision to carry out a minimally invasive endoscopy on the left heel.
“The operation will take place on June 9 in Madrid, performed by doctors Van Dijk, Pedro Luis Ripoll and Mariano de Prado, under the supervision of the Real Madrid Sanitas medical services, read a statement from the club.
Navas, 29, is said to have started experiencing discomfort on his Achilles during the 2014 World Cup.
He is expected to have healed by Friday 15 July and join his side for the pre-season preparation.