Southampton's Guly do Prado to undergo knee surgery

Guilherme do Prado of Southampton smiles at the final whistle during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Fulham at St Mary's Stadium on October 26, 2013
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Mauricio Pochettino confirms that Guly do Prado is likely to be out of action for two months following knee surgery.

Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that forward Guly do Prado is expected to be on the sidelines for two months.

The 31-year-old is due to undergo an operation next Wednesday in a bid to deal with a knee problem that he has been suffering with.

The Brazilian has not featured for the Saints since coming on as a substitute in his side's 2-0 win over Fulham on October 26.

Meanwhile, Pochettino has expressed his delight at forward Jay Rodriguez receiving a call-up to the England squad.

Southampton's Jay Rodriguez celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Barnsley during their League Cup match on August 27, 2013
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