Tottenham injury update: Rodrigo Bentancur, Heung-min Son and Ben Davies return dates and latest news
Ottenham return to the Premier League this month with some injury issues to deal with.
A worrying knock for Rodrigo Bentancur has put the midfielder in a race against time for the Premier League restart on Boxing Day.
Ben Davies and Ryan Sessegnon are also being watched ahead of the game with Brentford, while Heung-min Son is not yet fully over the effects of his facial surgery.
Antonio Conte will get a good look at his Spurs side in a friendly with Nice on December 21 after beating Motherwell at the weekend.
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A thigh injury forced the Uruguayan to withdraw from his country’s last World Cup game on December 2.
Reports have suggested a three-week delay for Bentancur’s return, making him a doubt for the Brentford game.
Heung Min Son
South Korean star Son is expected to return to Tottenham training on Tuesday and will continue to wear a face mask as he seeks to protect the injury he suffered against Marseille.
The winger said last week: “I think I should come back as soon as possible and I will have to play with my mask on.”
A stomach muscle injury forced Davies to retire in Wales’ World Cup defeat to England on 29 November.
It has been reported that a four-week spell on the sidelines is needed for the defender to return to action. After missing the Motherwell game, he is doubtful for the Brentford clash.
Another absentee against Motherwell, alongside Lucas Moura, Emerson Royal, Clement Lenglet and Fraser Forster who had knocks according to football.london, Sessegnon suffers from a minor hamstring injury.
He should be in contention against Brentford, if not sooner for Nice’s friendly.