Tottenham’s damage woes have worsened with the information that Moussa Sissoko is ready for a month on the sidelines, following the groin damage he sustained towards Manchester United.
The membership had already been rocked by the information that their captain and prime scorer Harry Kane will likely be out for round three months with injury to the ligaments in his ankle, and now the information of Sissoko leaves them threadbare in midfield as nicely.
As reported by the Evening Standard, the 29-year-old is ready to overlook a number of key clashes for his facet within the upcoming weeks, together with the second leg of the EFL Cup semi remaining towards Chelsea, and can face a race towards the clock to recuperate in time to face Borussia Dortmund within the Champions League first leg on February 13th.
Mauricio Pochettino’s group have 5 video games to play within the subsequent two weeks, and because it stands they may fight them with just one totally match senior midfielder, Harry Winks, with 18-year-old Oliver Skipp his sole backup.
That is because of the approaching departure of Mousa Dembele to Chinese language Tremendous League outfit Beijing Guoan, in addition to the continued health issues of Victor Wanyama (knee) and Eric Dier (appendix), neither of which have performed since November and December respectively.
The a lot maligned Frenchman has emerged as an integral participant for Pochettino this time period, beginning 10 of Spurs‘ final 11 video games, and going the gap in all however one, endearing himself to the followers within the course of.
The dire midfield scenario has led to many requires recent faces within the January switch window, and it’s understood that the membership are trying into potential prospects, although the difficulties of January enterprise and the fiasco with their new stadium make recruitment a clumsy endeavour.