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Tottenham hand trial to Real Sociedad keeper Riesgo to cover for Cudicini

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07 Dec 2009 11:53:14

Tottenham hand trial to Real Sociedad keeper Riesgo to cover for Cudicini

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has handed a trial to Real Sociedad goalkeeperAsier Riesgo, the Spanish club have confirmed. Riesgo, 26, was a Spain Under-21 international and spent last season on loan atRecreativo Huelva before returning to Segunda Division club Sociedad. Redknapp needs cover for first-choice goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes because CarloCudicini suffered injuries to his pelvis and wrists in a motorcycle accident andis expected to miss the rest of the campaign. Spurs bound: Asier Riesgo is on trial at White Hart Lane 'Asier will train next week with Tottenham,' read a statement from Sociedad. Redknapp will be expected to make a decision on whether he wants to sign Riesgobut no fee has been agreed between the two clubs at the moment. The Spurs boss is also in the market for a central midfielder to compete withWilson Palacios, Jermaine Jenas and Tom Huddlestone for a starting place, withBrazilian prospect Sandro a target from Internacional. Redknapp is reluctant, however, to look for another centre-back despiteinjuries to Ledley King and Jonathan Woodgate. 'If Woody is fit and Ledley is fit we're great there,' he said. 'We're in great shape if they're fit but it's a big if. When they played together last year they were a great partnership. Butgetting them out on the pitch at the same time has proved more difficult.'  Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp insists race for top four is wide open Spurs offer Ledley King a two-year deal worth £70,000 a week plus a testimonial Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is baffled by Jonathan Woodgate's injury woes  Explore more:People:Carlo Cudicini, Wilson Palacios, Jermaine Jenas, Harry Redknapp, Jonathan Woodgate, Tom Huddlestone, Ledley KingPlaces:Spain


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