Injuries confirmed, Tottenham will be short-handed for 'a couple of weeks'

Ange Postecoglou has confirmed that Pedro Porro and Destiny Udogie will both be out against Wolves.

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At this week's open training session, Spurs were seen without the likes of Detiny Udogie and Pedro Porro, leading some to believe that they might be injured. In today's press conference (via Football London), the Tottenham manager provided an update on the two players:

"We’ve had a couple of setbacks this week. Destiny obviously picked up a little bit of a knock last week. Not available for tomorrow, don’t think it is anything too serious. With no game next weekend, he should be back. Pedro picked up a strain at training. Again, probably a couple of weeks for him. With the game break hopefully he doesn’t miss too many."

Despite the injuries, however, Tottenham are prepared to cope. With the option of Ben Davies at left-back, or Micky van de Ven out wide with Radu Dragusin covering the left center-back role, Spurs should be set for locking down the left-flank. In Porro's spot, it's likely that Ange will opt for Emerson Royal, the player who has conistently been the second-choice option this season.

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The biggest injury, however, comes from a place where fans probably least expected. According to the manager, Fraser Forster has picked up a serious knock:

"Probably the major one for us is Fraser Forster – got a knock in training, got a fracture in his foot. He’ll probably miss conservatively a couple of months. They are the main three. Coming back, nothing from last week. Everyone is available."

With the back-up keeper out for what will likely be the remainder of the season, Brandon Austin will likely slot into the role, as he's featured in Spurs' matchday rosters on a number of occasions.

The Porro injury will sting but, as Ange mentioned, should hopefully be mitigated by the break in play that will come in the following weeks. In the meantime, the back-ups will have to work to support the effort, while Destiny Udogie will likely return in the game following the clash with Wolves this weekend.

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