Tottenham are without a whole host of key first team players heading into the international break, and will be hoping to use the week or so off to get some of them back in training.
The likes of Jan Vertonghen, Dele Alli, Luke Amos and Vincent Janssen are all long-term absentees, with Christian Eriksen, Mousa Dembele and Serge Aurier hopefully closer to a return.
Eriksen has been hitting the headlines this week, as his Danish head coach told Canal 9 the midfielder may have a ‘chronic’ and ‘long-term’ abdominal injury.
The Great Dane’s agent has now come out to deny such reports, insisting that the injury is in fact not chronic, and the player will return as soon as possible.
Tottenham desperately need Eriksen back in the side to provide some creative flair, especially with crunch matches against PSV, Man City and Barcelona on the horizon.
Agent Martin Schoots claims Eriksen’s injury is through fatigue, and that after a rest he will be healed and back to normal.
He told The Evening Standard: “Some international media have translated Hareide’s words badly.
“Christian has no chronic injuries – nobody has said that. He just has an injury related to some fatigue and, for that reason, he is having some rest. That is normal because otherwise it would not heal.
“Somebody has not translated well. Christian is doing everything to be back as soon as possible.”
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