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Tottenham suffer double injury blow to Vertonghen & Dembele ahead of Barcelona clash

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hinted that he may be while not Jan Vertonghen and Mousa Dembele against metropolis in Wednesday’s Champions League clash.

In Tottenham’s convince Huddersfield city, Vertonghen and Dembele were each substituted at half-time. Victor Wanyama and Harry Winks were brought on for the hurt combine, with Eric Dier commutation Vertonghen at the rear.

Vertonghen is believed to possess suffered hamstring injury that he picked up simply quarter-hour into the sport. Dembele received a knock that may be checked out before a choice is formed on his convenience.

The pair area unit currently major doubts for his or her approaching period of time fixture and aren’t the sole ones Pochettino may be while not. Dele Alli and Christian Eriksen have hamstring and abdominal injuries and will be absent in period of time.

As per Sky Sports, the Spurs boss said: “We ought to assess tomorrow and when tomorrow each (Vertonghen and Dembele). We’ll see what happens except for currently it’s not possible to mention something.”

With four key players doubtless out for Tottenham’s clash with Barca, Pochettino’s men may be in bother. They lost their cluster stage opener to repose city and can’t afford to drop a lot of points if they require to attain the knockouts.

After failing to create a permanent linguistic communication within the summer, Spurs’ squad are going to be stretched skinny on account of their injury woes recently, forcing the manager into changes and limiting