Tottenham Hotspur could be without Jonathan Woodgate for longer than first expected.
The 29-year-old defender has been sidelined for all of pre-season with a groin injury, and could be set to undergo another hernia operation.
“Jonathan Woodgate is struggling and I think he may have to have an operation,” said Redknapp.
“I think he may have to have another hernia operation. He had one at the end of last season but obviously it has not worked so he may have to go back in again.
“I don’t see (Michael Dawson) or Woody being fit for the start of the season.
“We are still looking to improve the squad. If I can still get one or two in to make us strong and if we can do that then it will be good.”
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