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Nuno Espirito Santo laments Tottenham’s ‘horrible’ damage disaster as Steven Bergwijn and Lucas Moura limp off and Jamie O’Hara questions squad depth forward of essential Chelsea conflict

Nuno Espirito Santo laments Tottenham’s ‘terrible’ injury crisis as Steven Bergwijn and Lucas Moura limp off and Jamie O’Hara questions squad depth ahead of crucial Chelsea clash


Nuno Espirito Santo is ruing Tottenham’s ‘horrible’ damage state of affairs as Lucas Moura and Steven Bergwijn turned the newest to select up knocks within the 2-2 Europa Convention League draw at Rennes.

The Portuguese is trying in need of choices for Sunday’s Premier League conflict with Chelsea with Son Heung-min already battling a calf challenge.

Moura may now have a spell on the sidelines
Bergwijn was additionally introduced off with an damage

That’s along with having Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso and Davinson Sanchez out of motion for the final two video games as they quarantine in Croatia after they defied Premier League guidelines to journey to South America for worldwide obligation a fortnight in the past.

On a troublesome night in France in arguably their hardest project of their Group G stage, the 47-year-old noticed his aspect go forward early on via a Loic Bade personal purpose earlier than the French crew hit again both aspect of half-time via Flavian Tait and Gaetan Laborde.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s leveller earned Spurs some extent, however Nuno is pissed off on the state of affairs.

“It’s been horrible. I have to be sincere. Let’s not conceal behind something,” he mentioned.

“After the Watford recreation, every thing that has occurred has not been superb for us.

Nuno has so much to ponder after the draw with Rennes

“However that is soccer. And we all know it’s a second now we have to beat.

“At this time, we tried to point out the gamers options, occupied with the sport on Sunday. Nevertheless it’s about overcoming obstacles. That may make us stronger for the long run, for certain.”

Requested whether or not Bergwijn or Moura could be match for Sunday’s recreation, he mentioned: “Painful, actually dangerous. I can not inform you. They’re being taken care of by the medical division. Nevertheless it’s been robust.”

Former Spurs midfielder Jamie O’Hara hit out at his former membership for his or her ‘lacklustre’ exhibiting and mentioned the show exhibited how skinny their squad is.

Harry Kane was unable to make his mark towards Rennes
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“I believed it was garbage,” he instructed the Sports activities Bar. “I believed it was a poor efficiency and was lacklustre. That ‘keeper is supposed to return in and take over from Lloris.

“He was palming balls into the center of the purpose.”

Former Chelsea ace Jason Cundy echoed the feelings of O’Hara, saying: “What issues Spurs followers is the damage to Lucas Moura, Son is out, however could be again for the weekend. 

“Bergwijn additionally went off injured. That may most likely annoy Spurs followers simply as a lot because the efficiency and outcome.”

O’Hara added: “It simply reveals how mild we’re on the bottom with the squad we’ve obtained. We’ve got signed gamers, however have be signed sufficient?

“Bryan Gil, I like him and he’s proficient however he’s a bit light-weight. We have to ship him on mortgage to Bayern Munich for a season to get beefed up!

“I wasn’t proud of it.”

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