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Dele Alli sidelined with hamstring injury, expected to return in March

first_imgTottenham Hotspur’s England midfielder Dele Alli is expected to be out of action until March after suffering a hamstring injury in the Premier League on Sunday, the north Londoners said on Tuesday.Alli scored a second half equaliser in the 2-1 win at Fulham but then went off injured in the closing stages. His absence is another setback for a team chasing a top four finish and Champions League slot.”Dele will now undergo a period of rehabilitation with our medical staff with the expectation of returning to training in early March,” Tottenham said in a statement on their website.Tottenham are third in the league standings but have talismanic striker Harry Kane out with an ankle injury and South Korean Son Heung-min at the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates.The pair have scored 22 league goals between them this season.France midfielder Moussa Sissoko has also been out with a groin injury and is unlikely to return in time for Thursday’s League Cup semi-final second leg at Chelsea. Spurs won the first leg at Wembley 1-0.Also Watch:last_img

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