Ahead of Sunday’s fifth place showdown with Liverpool at Anfield, Harry Redknapp has an increasing injury list building faster by the week and doesn’t show any signs of slowing soon.
The return fixture at White Hart Lane saw Spurs nick all three points after a last gasp Aaron Lennon winner after Martin Skrtel scored one apiece for Spurs and Liverpool and it is looking as though the nippy winger will be relied upon to cause the problems to the Merseysiders once more.
Gareth Bale (ankle), William Gallas (calf), Gomes (back), Benoit Assou-Ekotto (hamstring), Jermaine Jenas (calf), Alan Hutton (knee) and and Jonathan Woodgate (calf) are all definitely out while doubts remain over midfield duo Luka Modric (hip) and Tom Huddlestone (ankle).
Ledley King, as reported earlier, may have the chance to return to the fold after coming through 90 minutes un-scathed in the friendly 3-2 win over West Ham United.
After the penultimate training session, Redknapp told gathering journalists “William Gallas isn’t fit and he’s probably out for the rest of the season after injuring his calf at City.
“Benoit (Assou-Ekotto), Jermaine Jenas and Alan Hutton aren’t fit and we’ll have to see how Luka (Modric) is tomorrow, the same with Tom Huddlestone as well.
“Heurelho Gomes is also still struggling. Carlo Cudicini came in and played well at City, I was delighted with him.
“We’ve a few out but it gives other players a chance like Danny Rose, he’s done great for us at left-back and I’ve been delighted with him as well.”
Spurs will be hoping to add to their seven wins at Anfield with the last coming way back in 2008.
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