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Leg injury sidelines Tottenham forward Son through January

Tottenham ahead Son Heung-min will doubtless be sidelined till the tip of the month due to a leg damage, supervisor Antonio Conte mentioned Friday.

The South Korea worldwide leads the workforce with eight Premier League objectives this season with sixth-place Tottenham difficult for a Champions League spot.

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

The supervisor mentioned Son received’t practice earlier than the worldwide window within the final week of January.

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

Conte’s workforce then performs three Premier League video games — Arsenal, Leicester and Chelsea — earlier than the worldwide break.

Son’s absence may improve stress on Tottenham to bolster its squad within the present switch window.

“Now we have two methods to enhance the scenario, no? One is to enhance the gamers that we now have in our squad. One other alternative could possibly be to enhance the standard of the squad however as you understand very effectively, January is just not straightforward for anybody,” mentioned Conte, who was employed in early November.

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