Jermain Defoe blow for Tottenham as striker ruled out for six weeks with ankle injury

09 September 2010 02:09
Defoe could be seen on crutches and wearing a protective boot on his right foot at Tottenham's training ground today.

"Even if it's a bad sprain, you're still talking about six weeks or so, because it's a nasty one," Spurs manager Harry Redknapp said.

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Source: Telegraph