Jose Mourinho is anticipating to be with out Toby Alderweireld for a while because the centre-back choose up an harm in Tottenham’s 2-Zero win over Man Metropolis.
The Belgium worldwide was pressured off with 9 minutes left resulting from an obvious adductor harm within the victory on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
His absence will probably be felt with video games towards Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Leicester through the subsequent month for Spurs.
“It’s unhealthy, it’s unhealthy. It’s a muscular harm,” Mourinho mentioned. “The dimension in fact we don’t know, we have now to attend, but it surely’s a troublesome harm for certain.
“Within the Premier League we have now three centre-backs, within the Europa League we don’t have Joe Rodon, we solely have two, however that’s the way in which it’s.
“We don’t have anyone responsible. He performed within the worldwide matches that the crew wanted to win to qualify for the ultimate 4 (of the Nations League). With us he’s taking part in so effectively we determined to play him moderately than relaxation him.
“There’s no one responsible, simply to get better as quickly as attainable.”
October signing Rodon made his first look on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when he was launched instead of Alderweireld and will now be in line for his full debut at Chelsea subsequent Sunday.
The younger Welsh centre-back signed for Spurs after that they had registered their squad for the Europa League, which suggests Davinson Sanchez is about to return in for his or her Group J fixture at dwelling to Ludogorets on Thursday.
One other different for Mourinho going ahead is academy graduate Japhet Tanganga, who’s increase his health after a stop-start marketing campaign, whereas left-back Ben Davies has recurrently performed extra centrally for Wales.