Red Bulls midfielder Steven Sserwadda underwent successful surgery to repair a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee, the MLS club announced on Thursday.

Sserwadda sustained the injury while away on international duty and is expected to miss the next four to five months.

Sserwadda, 20, joined the first team last season when he signed his MLS contract on July 9, 2022. The Ugandan international has appeared in two MLS matches and made his MLS debut against Atlanta United FC on June 30, 2022.

The midfielder has earned five caps for the Uganda national team, including three starts. He made his international debut on March 25, 2022, against Tajikstan and most recently appeared for an Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in March.