Juventus have confirmed that defender Martin Caceres will be out of action for 10 weeks after undergoing ankle surgery.
The Uruguayan international, who suffered the problem in training on Sunday, went under the knife today in Turin.
"The operation was successfully performed by Flavio Quaglia and Roberto Ravera at Turin's Fornaca Clinic. Caceres is expected to make a full return to fitness in approximately 10 weeks' time," read an official club statement.
Juventus continue the defence of their Serie A title this evening when they host Sassuolo.