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Ange Postecoglou confirms Rodrigo Bentancur shall be sidelined for TWO MONTHS after sustaining an ankle harm towards Aston Villa… as Spurs boss prepares to face Man Metropolis with various first-team stars unavailable

Ange Postecoglou confirms Rodrigo Bentancur shall be sidelined for TWO MONTHS after sustaining an ankle harm towards Aston Villa… as Spurs boss prepares to face Man Metropolis with various first-team stars unavailable
Ange Postecoglou confirms Rodrigo Bentancur shall be sidelined for TWO MONTHS after sustaining an ankle harm towards Aston Villa… as Spurs boss prepares to face Man Metropolis with various first-team stars unavailable


  • Rodrigo Bentancur sustained the ankle harm within the first half towards Aston Villa 
  • Postecoglou has now confirmed the midfielder shall be sidelined for 2 months 
  • IAN LADYMAN: If Spurs go toe-to-toe with Metropolis, they’re going to have their trousers pulled down – It is All Kicking Off

Ange Postecoglou has confirmed that Rodrigo Bentancur shall be sidelined for round two months after sustaining an ankle harm earlier this month. 

The Uruguay worldwide made his first begin since February – having simply recovered from a severe knee harm – throughout Sunday’s loss towards Aston Villa. 

He limped off after a heavy problem from Matty Money and following evaluation, the Spurs boss has confirmed the midfielder will ‘miss a good chunk of time’. 

Chatting with membership media on Friday, Postecoglou mentioned: ‘It is disappointing for him. I type of noticed it on the day and the end result wasn’t nice. 

‘He’ll in all probability miss a good chunk of time between now and the New Yr. It is in all probability a few months for him to get again, which is disappointing for him as a result of we alll know and have witnessed how arduous he has labored to get again. 

Ange Postecoglou has confirmed that Rodrigo Bentancur shall be sidelined for 2 months

The Uruguayan midfielder hobbled off during their 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday

The Uruguayan midfielder hobbled off throughout their 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa on Sunday 

‘He received again enjoying for his nation, he received his first begin and he began awfully effectively for us. For him personally, everyone seems to be pretty gutted however he’s such a constructive man. 

‘He cannot wait to get cracking once more and I am in little question we are going to see him again as quickly as doable’.

It comes as an enormous blow to Postecoglou, who’s already lacking a bunch of key gamers – together with James Maddison and Mickey van de Ven – by means of harm.

The Spurs boss already admitted, following the 2-1 house defeat towards Villa, that one other harm was the very last thing his Tottenham aspect wanted. 

‘It wasn’t an excellent sort out. I assumed he began the sport so effectively,’ Postecoglou mentioned on Saturday.

‘That’s the very last thing we’d like — one other harm. We’ve received eight [players injured], Bentancur 9. It’s simply the state of affairs we’re in on the minute.

‘We’ll get by means of it. It’d take some time, however we’ll get by means of it. I’m positive whenever you come by means of the opposite aspect, we’ll be an excellent soccer crew’. 

The Tottenham boss additionally confirmed that fellow midfielder Pape Matar Sarr won’t be obtainable for his or her journey to the Etihad on Sunday. 

The midfielder had only just recovered from a serious knee injury - which kept him out for eight months - prior to his appearance in the starting line-up against Villa

The midfielder had solely simply recovered from a severe knee harm – which saved him out for eight months – previous to his look within the beginning line-up towards Villa

‘We’ve simply received to ensure the gamers keep targeted on what’s vital proper now.’

Bentancur’s harm comes at an important time for Tottenham, who’ve suffered three defeats in a row of their Premier League outings. 

The north London outfit will journey to reigning champions Manchester Metropolis on Sunday afternoon, the place they hope to rectify their struggling type. 

Nonetheless, with Pep Guardiola’s aspect unbeaten for the reason that begin of October, Postecoglou shall be effectively conscious of the problem that lies forward for his crew.  

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