England midfielder Izzy Christiansen has undergone operation, her team Lyon have affirmed.
Last summer, the 27-year-old, who combined the side from Manchester City, picked up the injury on Tuesday throughout the SheBelieves Cup success on Japan.
Lyon haven’t said how long Christiansen is expected to be out of activity following a operation.
The England side of phil Neville begin their World Cup campaign in 90 days.
Christiansen was taken off at the first half England’s final match of the SheBelieves championship, which the Lionesses won 3-0 to claim top position in the four-team roundrobin contest.
England manager Neville said after the triumph that Christansen was”vital” to his squad.