Something which we all feared has been confirmed today, Scott Parker will miss the start of the season.
The Tottenham midfielder has undergone surgery to his right Achilles and will be out until mid-September which is a big blow to us. His shoes will be filled by Sandro, who is more than capable of filling the void left by Parker and has impressed during Brazil’s Olympic campaign.
Six weeks without Parker will certainly worry the White Hart Lane faithful, it’s crucial that we get off to a good start to the Premier League campaign if we’re to stand any chance of a top four finish.
A statement on the club website read: “Scott Parker has undergone successful surgery to his right Achilles.
“The midfielder is expected to return to training after the international break in September.”
Parker missed our final four games of last season with an Achilles injury, yet still played for England during Euro 2012. Was it worth it? We’ll let you decide…
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