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Tuesday 25 October 2016

Spurs midfielder Mousa Dembele eases injury fears on Twitter

Published 01/09/2015 | 16:09

Mousa Dembele's injury is not serious
Mousa Dembele's injury is not serious

Mousa Dembele has eased fears he was set for a spell on the sidelines after being stretchered off in Saturday's goalless draw at home to Everton.

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The 28-year-old was forced off in strange circumstances early in the second half at White Hart Lane as he went down with a self-inflicted injury that saw Delle Ali replace him for the final 37 minutes of the stalemate.

But Dembele posted on Twitter that he now hopes to play a part in Tottenham's trip to Sunderland on September 13 after missing out on international duty with Belgium.

"Happy. No major injuries, hope to be back for our next Spurs game! #COYS," he wrote.

Spurs head coach Mauricio Pochettino will be pleased with the news having opted against any additions to his squad as the transfer deadline loomed over Premier League clubs.

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