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Sport Spurs consider midfielder loan after Sissoko injury

18:00  08 january  2020
18:00  08 january  2020 Source:   skysports.com

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Tottenham are considering signing a midfielder on loan this month following the news Moussa Sissoko faces three months out with a knee injury . But while Mourinho is keen to add to his midfield options this month, Sky Sports News understands Flamengo midfielder Gerson will not be

Sissoko blow: Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko has been ruled out until April after undergoing knee surgery AFP/File. Club captain Hugo Lloris and Ben Davies are long-term injury absentees, while Mourinho claimed Tottenham's record signing Tanguy Ndombele is "always injured " after the

Jose Mourinho looking at the camera: Jose Mourinho has decisions to make in Tottenham's midfield © Getty Jose Mourinho has decisions to make in Tottenham's midfield

Tottenham are considering signing a midfielder on loan this month after Moussa Sissoko was ruled out for three months with a knee injury.

The Frenchman has been a regular for Spurs this season - under both Mauricio Pochettino and Jose Mourinho - starting all but one of their Premier League games.

Sissoko's absence creates a problem for Mourinho, with issues around many of his other current midfielders.

  Spurs consider midfielder loan after Sissoko injury © GETTY

Eric Dier has started just 12 matches all season, while Tanguy Ndombele and Harry Winks have both started just three league games since Mourinho's arrival in November.

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Moussa Sissoko has been ruled out until April after undergoing surgery on knee ligament damage. The midfielder sustained the injury in Moussa Sissoko suffered medial collateral ligament injury against Southampton. He has undergone surgery on Tuesday and is set for extended spell out of action.

Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko is expected to be out for at least three months after undergoing knee surgery. The loss of Sissoko could also impact Spurs ' plans during the January transfer window, with three other midfielders linked to moves away from north London.

Victor Wanyama and Oliver Skipp have started just one game each this campaign, while Giovani Lo Celso has struggled to make an impact since signing on loan from Real Betis last summer.

In addition, Christian Eriksen's contract expires in the summer - meaning he is free to talk to foreign clubs from this month - and Inter Milan are understood to be keen to take him to Italy.

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But while Mourinho is keen to add to his midfield options this month, Sky Sports News understands Flamengo midfielder Gerson will not be moving to north London, despite reports to the contrary.

A revival of last summer's pursuit of Bruno Fernandes is also unlikely, with Mourinho adamant Spurs cannot afford the Sporting Lisbon midfielder.

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Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko is expected to be out for at least three months after undergoing knee surgery. The loss of Sissoko could also impact Spurs ' plans during the January transfer window, with three other midfielders linked to moves away from north London.

Tottenham's injury crisis has worsened further after Moussa Sissoko underwent MCL surgery. Tottenham Hotspur’s midfield is slowly reaching crisis status. Already without Tanguy Ndombele due to a groin strain, Spurs have now lost Moussa Sissoko for three months after the French international

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"I would definitely say no, because Bruno is a player of a level and value that is not for us," Mourinho said last month.

"We are not a club that is going to make big transfers in the market, nor is it going towards players who are already developed or at a certain level of expectation. We are a different club at this level.

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