Tottenham have been dealt an enormous blow with skipper Hugo Lloris reportedly dominated out of motion for as much as two months.
The Spurs goalkeeper is claimed to have suffered knee ligament injury in Sunday’s 1-0 win over champions Manchester Metropolis.
In line with The Telegraph, the 36-year-old will miss between six to eight weeks following a collision late within the match.
Lloris required medical consideration within the closing levels after being challenged by Spanish midfielder Rodri.
It has been claimed that the 2018 World Cup winner won’t require surgical procedure, although Spurs will proceed to observe the veteran shot-stopper.
The information means he will probably be absent for the membership’s Champions League Spherical of 16 tie in opposition to Milan.
He may even miss the FA Cup fifth spherical conflict in opposition to Sheffield United, together with a number of Premier League matches.
With Spurs in a battle to complete within the prime 4, Lloris will play no half within the video games in opposition to Leicester, West Ham, Chelsea, Wolves, Nottingham Forest and Southampton.
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His only outing came in the 2-2 draw away at Brentford on Boxing Day after deputising for Lloris who had only just returned from international duty for France.
Forster has shipped in four goals from as many games for Tottenham, though some fans have called for his introduction into the starting XI with Lloris guilty of a number of mistakes this term.
Former Spurs midfielder Danny Murphy has questioned whether Forster will be ready during his appearance on the White and Jordan show.
He stated: “I believe some Tottenham followers may need been calling for Fraser Forster to get a sport prior to he has due to the type of Lloris.
“He’s been up and down hasn’t he? He’s had some good video games, however he’s made some horrendous errors.
“So it’s a chance for him, he’s an skilled goalkeeper Fraser Forster, he’s been round European soccer earlier than when he was at Celtic.
“Clearly he was at Southampton for a very long time, so it’s a chance for him.
“However you do fear with any goalkeeper being thrust right into a pressurised scenario whether or not they can hit the bottom operating.
“As a result of it’s been a very long time since he’s performed, nevertheless it’s simply the best way that it’s, he’s received to return in.”
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