The news will come as a major blow to Harry Redknapp, who is already missing Ledley King, Jonathan Woodgate and Michael Dawson through injury.
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Dawson's return from a knee injury was hit by the big freeze on Tuesday after his comeback game against Charlton was postponed.
The defender has missed the last three months and was due to step up his recovery, with a view to being fit for the weekend clash against Birmingham, in the training ground friendly.
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