Liverpool defender Jose Enrique out for 10 weeks after surgery

Liverpool defender Jose Enrique

Liverpool defender Jose Enrique has successfully undergone knee surgery but will be out of action until February.

The Spaniard, 27, made his last start on 5 October in a 3-1 win over Crystal Palace before succumbing to injury.

He made a second-half appearance in the 4-0 win over Fulham on 9 November but the problem flared up again.

"Enrique is expected to return to full training at Melwood in around 10 weeks' time," the club said.

The left-back, a £6m signing from Newcastle in August 2011, has started only six Premier League games this season.