Ange Postecoglou gives mixed injury update on Tottenham duo after Chelsea defeat
Posted by  badge Boss on Nov 07, 2023 - 12:20AM
James Maddison went down with injury in the first-half of Spurs vs Chelsea (Photo: Getty)

says Micky van de Ven suffered a ‘significant’ injury during ’s loss to .

But thankfully for Spurs and England, the injury that forced off doesn’t sound too bad.

Amid the home side lost both Maddison and Van de Ven to injury at the end of the first-half.

The attacking midfielder fell first, going down untouched in the box and later limping off to be replaced by Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

At almost the same time, the centre-back pulled up clutching his hamstring as he raced Nicolas Jackson for the ball and was replaced by Eric Dier, with the out of favour star making his first appearance of the season.

Asked about the pair post-match, Postecoglou was couldn’t share much, saying of Maddison: ‘He got a knock on the ankle, we were down one man already.

Micky van de Ven could be out for a long-time with a hamstring injury (Photo: Getty)

‘It made sense to make a couple of changes at that point.’

But as for Van de Ven: ‘It’s too early. With Micky it’s a pretty significant one.’

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