Tottenham must in all probability do without Dutch striker Steven Bergwijn the rest of the season because of a ankelskade.
In a notice on Monday informing the club that Bergwijn has dislocated his ankle severely, and that he must 'undergo a longer period of rehabilitation'.
Thus it looks Bergwijns first season in the English top football out to be very short. He shifted in the January transfervindue from PSV Eindhoven to Tottenham for 27 million pounds. It is the equivalent of about 230 million Danish kroner.
The 22-year-old Bergwijn sustained the injury when Tottenham on Saturday played to a 1-1 draw against Burnley. It was the fifth match in a row, Tottenham managed to pick up a victory.
- I do not expect that he will play again this season, said tottenham's manager, José Mourinho, on Monday at a press conference in Germany ahead of Champions League match on Tuesday against RB Leipzig.
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tottenham's new striker Steven Bergwijn (photo) twisted his ankle in the weekend's match against Burnley, and manager José Mourinho does not expect to see him in action again this season. Photo: Lee Smith/Ritzau Scanpix
In advance is the Premier League-the club's stjerneangribere Son Heung-min and Harry Kane are out with injuries. Moussa Sissoko, another key player, is also on the list of hors de combat players.
Harry Kane tore a tendon 1. January, and Sissoko has been out of view from the same date, after a knæoperation.
In February, manager Mourinho one more problem, when Son Heung-min was signed out for several weeks, because he had to undergo surgery for a broken arm.
Tottenham so also had to wave goodbye to Christian Eriksen in January, when the team switched to Inter in Italy, has not made it easier for Mourinho to put together a strong offensive.
Harry Kane returned on Monday back to training, but the English landsholdsanfører is still some weeks from being in kampform.
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