Tuesday 23 July 2019

Spurs' injury crisis worsens as Dele Alli is ruled out until March with hamstring injury

Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli receives medical treatment during the Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Dele Alli receives medical treatment during the Premier League match at Craven Cottage, London.

Tottenham have suffered more injury woe with news that Dele Alli is out until early March with a hamstring injury.

Alli sustained the problem in Sunday's 2-1 win at Fulham and it is the third such injury he has suffered this season.

He joins his England team-mate Harry Kane in the treatment room and is set to miss the club's Carabao Cup semi-final second leg with Chelsea, and the potential final, the Champions League last-16 first leg against Borussia Dortmund and a host of important Premier League games.

The club said on Twitter: "Following scans and clinical assessment, we can confirm that @dele_official has suffered a hamstring strain, sustained during Sunday's match.

"Dele will now undergo a period of rehabilitation with our medical staff, with the expectation of returning to training in early March."

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