Tottenham defender Younes Kaboul has been ruled out for four months after undergoing successful knee surgery. France international centre back, who missed Euro 2012 with a knee injury, has now confirmed he has had an operation and will require up to four months of rehabilitation.

Kaboul said on Twitter: "Morning all, surgery done with success. Now looking forward for my rehab. I thank you all for your great support as usual!#comingbackstronger.

"Sorry I forgot to mention how long...Should be 4 months."

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