Sunderland lose Lee Cattermole for FOUR months after operation in US

Sunderland midfielder Lee Cattermole has been ruled out for four months after undergoing an operation on his hip.

Friday, 18th November 2016, 1:33 pm
Updated Monday, 21st November 2016, 12:27 pm
Lee Cattermole

The 28-year-old has been struggling with injury all season, and has had hip surgery in the US in a bid to cure the problem.

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It’s a massive blow for David Moyes, who had been hoping to get the experienced Teessider back in his squad to aid the fight against relegation.

Cattermole has a torn cartilage and will be out for a minimum of four months, the club has confirmed.