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Leg damage sidelines Tottenham ahead Son thru January

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Tottenham ahead Son Heung-min will probably be sidelined till the tip of the month as a result of a leg damage, supervisor Antonio Conte stated Friday.

The South Korea world leads the group with 8 Premier League targets this season with sixth-place Tottenham difficult for a Champions League spot.

Son had a scan after feeling “slightly of ache in his muscle” the morning after Tottenham’s 2-0 loss to Chelsea in a League Cup fit on Wednesday, Conte stated.

The chief stated Son gained’t educate earlier than the world window within the ultimate week of January.

Tottenham hosts third-tier Morecambe on Sunday within the 1/3 spherical of the FA Cup. That’s adopted by means of the second one leg of the League Cup semifinal in opposition to Chelsea subsequent week.

🎙 “The FA Cup is a very powerful pageant and we would like to take a look at and move to the next move.”

Antonio previews Morecambe. ⤵️

— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 7, 2022

Conte’s group then performs 3 Premier League video games — Arsenal, Leicester and Chelsea — earlier than the world damage.

Son’s absence may just building up drive on Tottenham to strengthen its squad within the present switch window.

⚽️ 𝗙𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗴𝗼𝗮𝗹𝘀
🅰️ 𝗢𝗻𝗲 𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗶𝘀𝘁

Our December @PremierLeague Participant of the Month nominee. 👏

— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 7, 2022

“Now we have two techniques to toughen the location, no? One is to toughen the gamers that we have got in our squad. Every other alternative might be to toughen the standard of the squad however as you recognize really well, January isn’t simple for somebody,” stated Conte, who was once employed in early November.