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Sandro out for at least three months

The 22-year-old was forced to withdraw from his country's Copa America campaign on Tuesday with scans confirming he had torn his lateral meniscus and suffered a calf strain.

"The [knee] specialist has advised a three-month rehabilitation period before a return to full training," Spurs said on their website.

Sandro began his career at Tottenham almost a year ago after joining the club from Internacional.

Spurs start their Premier League campaign at home to Everton on August 13.