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Van der Vaart to miss Inter game

The Dutch midfielder has scored five goals in nine games since his £8 million signing from Real Madrid and his injury is the latest blow to manager Harry Redknapp’s hopes of securing a crucial victory against Rafael Benítez’s team at White Hart Lane. Goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes is suspended and injuries rule out Michael Dawson, Ledley King and Jermain Defoe.

“The problem is I’ve probably got five of our very best players missing,” Redknapp said. “The goalkeeper is out, he is suspended, my two centre-halves are out, and there is also Van der Vaart and Defoe. They are key players right down the middle of the team, so it’s going to be very difficult.

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sokrates4258d ago

This is an open game, but It makes it much harder for Tottenham. You cant believe that Baile will make 3 again.- they need a goalgetter- and Vaart is injured.

Shankle4257d ago

This game could be crucial for Inter. It's a blow for Spurs that he's injured, but look at the players that Spurs have ready to fill in for him - Modric, Kranjar and Huddlestone are all good enough to play this game.

GJ234257d ago

Massive blow for Tottenham. I do think that Inter has too much quality for them anyway but this makes it a lot tougher for them

kulka4257d ago

He will play according to the latest sources