Tottenham skipper Ledley King faces at least another fortnight on the sidelines.
The central defender has been out injured since he damaged his thigh in the victory at Wigan on February 21.
In King’s absence Harry Redknapp has opted for a central defensive pairing of Michael Dawson and Sebastien Bassong, but also has Younes Kaboul to call upon.
Meanwhile, Jermain Defoe is expected to start against Blackburn on Saturday.
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