Toronto FC star Julian de Guzman has undergone surgery for a damaged meniscus in his knee.

The 29-year old TFC designated player struggled with the problem towards the end of the 2010 MLS season and it got to the stage where surgery was required.

It has been revealed that the injury is not a major problem a new Toronto coach Aron Winter said that de Guzman would be fine to join in with pre-season training.

"He's expected back for the start of training camp," the Dutchman said.