Spurs wait on striker scan
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Striker Jermain Defoe will have a scan on his injured ankle on Monday with fears growing that he faces possibly two months out.
Spurs already find themselves desperately short of cover up front and, following the closure of the transfer window last week, they have no way to add to their squad.
Defoe is definitely out of the England squad to face Brazil on Wednesday and he will have an X-ray and a MRI scan on Monday, with the fear that he has sustained ankle ligament damage and could be out until April.
On the plus side Emmanuel Adebayor - their only other frontman - is on his way home after Burkina Faso beat Togo in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals on Sunday night.