Tottenham Hotspur’s Dutch midfielder Steven Bergwijn celebrates after scoring the opening objective of the English Premier League soccer match between Tottenham Hotspur and Wolverhampton Wanderers on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on March 1, 2020. AFP
Tottenham suffered one other main damage blow to their ahead choices on Monday with Dutch worldwide Steven Bergwijn set for a prolonged spell on the sidelines resulting from a left ankle sprain.
Bergwijn suffered the damage in a 1-1 draw at Burnley on Saturday that stretched Spurs’ run and not using a win in all competitions to 5 video games.
Jose Mourinho has repeatedly bemoaned his lack of choices up entrance within the absence of the injured Harry Kane and Son Heung-min and the lack of Bergwijn is one other blow to Tottenham’s possibilities of qualifying for the Champions League subsequent season.
“Following assessment and examination by our medical team, we can confirm that Steven Bergwijn suffered a significant sprain to his left ankle during our match against Burnley,” Spurs stated in a press release.
“The Netherlands international will now undergo an extended period of rehabilitation where his progress will continue to be assessed.”
Bergwijn will miss Tuesday’s journey to Leipzig the place Spurs should overturn a 1-Zero first leg deficit to progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
The 22-year-old has scored twice in seven appearances since becoming a member of Tottenham from PSV Eindhoven in January, together with on his debut in a 2-Zero win over Manchester Metropolis.
Kane returned to coaching on Monday, however the England captain remains to be some weeks away from a comeback as he recovers from hamstring surgical procedure.
Son can also be sidelined for almost all of the remainder of the season resulting from a fractured proper arm.
Tottenham are eighth within the Premier League, seven factors adrift of a spot within the prime 4.