China-based striker Nyasha Mushekwi underwent a pelvic surgery in Madrid, Spain on Thursday.
According to The Herald, the operation was conducted by a team of specialist doctors around 5 pm Zimbabwean time. He is likely to be out of action for at least four weeks.
Mushekwi had been suffering from the pelvic problem for some time but was featuring for his team Dalian Yifang. He would undergo a complicated pain relief procedure before every match.
The 31-year-old who was frozen out of the squad during the opening part of the 2019 season scored 15 goals to end the campaign among the top 10 players in the Golden Boot race won by Chinese forward Wu Lei with 27.
His team finished on 11th position to survive the relegation in their first season in the top flight.