Tottenham are hopeful of Oliver Skipp returning to action this season but will shut down his campaign if he does not take part in full training by a certain date, according to Jonathan Veal. 

Skipp has been absent for Spurs since the defeat 2-0 at Chelsea in January with a long-term pelvic injury. 

The England U21 international returned to outdoor training earlier this month but suffered a setback with his recovery after reporting discomfort while on the grass (Evening Standard). 

But hopes of a return for Skipp this season have not been ruled out by Tottenham, with Veal reporting the club has not written his campaign off completely. 

However, Spurs’ medical team have pencilled in a specific date that he will need to be in full training by, otherwise they will have little option but to end his season. 

Skipp had been enjoying a strong campaign in the heart of Tottenham’s midfield this term, having made 28 appearances in all competitions (Transfermarkt). 

The 21-year-old is also close to signing a new four-year contract at Spurs, which is thought to be worth more than £35,000 per week (Daily Mail).

Spurs Web Opinion 

It has been a big shame that Skipp has been hampered with this injury, but the safest thing really would be to let him rest up ahead of next season. 

He is young, but we wouldn’t want anything lasting to affect him down the line even though he has been a great option in midfield. 

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