Tottenham handed a huge injury boost for Ange Postecoglou signing

  • Tottenham recently beat Aston Villa 4-0 away from home
  • But one key player went down injured
  • Ange Postecoglou has shed light on the injury concern
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Tottenham put in an excellent display against their top-four rivals Aston Villa at the weekend. In a perfect performance away from home, Ange Postecoglou's side netted four without reply. Although Spurs were aided by the red card for Villa, take nothing away from their performance since they played bravely and to keep a clean sheet against Villa this season is a rarity.

So, the mood surrounding Spurs this week is full of optimism and joy. However, there is one slight concern as they prepare to face Fulham away this weekend and that concern involves the Ange Postecoglou signing, Micky van de Ven. The towering centre half was omitted from the match early into the second interval, right before James Maddison opened the scoring.

Tottenham handed a huge injury boost for Ange Postecoglou signing

According to Standard, though, the Micky van de Ven injury doesn't look like anything too serious. In fact, Ange Postecoglou himself has confirmed that the injury is not of the highest concern.

In his own words, Postecoglou said: “He doesn’t think it’s anything too significant, so disappointing for him because he was outstanding again up until that point. Great for Radu [Dragusin] to come in, his first significant game-time in a big game and I thought he handled it really well.”

Understandably, Spurs fans are worried about losing Van de Ven. It was shown towards the start of the season how influential he has already become to the back-line, when Spurs felt the impact of losing him. Hopefully, it will not be the same this time around, particularly with the international break scheduled for this month.

Spurs are not in the title race, but they have a significant advantage in their quest to qualify for Champions League football this season. They must capitalise on this advantage with a good run of results.

Meanwhile, Spurs are keeping a keen eye on this Chelsea midfielder.


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