Defour had previously been an ever-present in Burnley's Premier League matches this season, and the 29-year-old has acknowledged that he is already looking at when he can return to action.
All went fine. Thanks for all your messages. Motivates me to come back as soon as possible 💪🏻 https://t.co/cjuEVaiSeS— Steven Defour (@StevenDefour) 5 February 2018
Defour faces a race to be fit for this summer's World Cup, with 52 caps having been earned for his country.
The player has made 49 appearances for the Clarets in all competitions since moving to Turf Moor in August 2016.