Alli set for 6 weeks on the sidelines after suffering hamstring injury

Alli set for 6 weeks on the sidelines after suffering hamstring injury

- England international Dele Alli will miss Spurs' EFL clash against Chelsea on Thursday

- The midfielder limped off in his side's 2-1 win over Fulham away from home last weekend

- Alli joins Harry Kane on the sidelines and will be out for at least six weeks

Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli has been ruled out of action for the next six weeks following the hamstring injury he suffered in his side's slim win over Fulham over the weekend.

The 22-year-old England international will miss his side's EFL Cup second leg clash against Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge on Thursday, January 24.

He will also miss their Champions League first leg clash against German League side Borussia Dortmund next month.

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The midfielder has also joined the list of injured Spurs stars on the sidelines after Harry Kane who is not expected back in the squad until March.

Meanwhile, Alli has expressed his disappointment at the injury that has kept him out of action for the club.

He said that he was: "Gutted. I will do everything in my power to return as quick as possible. Thank you for all the messages."

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Alli will also miss the north London Derby against Arsenal and another Chelsea clash in the Premier League in late February and early March.

Moussa Sissoko is out for two weeks with a groin injury and winger Son Heung-min is on Asian Cup duty with South Korea.

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Tottenham are currently third on the EPL table with 51 points from 23 matches - nine behind Liverpool and they will hope to maintain their stand until the return of their key stars. earlier reported that Dele Alli suffered a hamstring injury during Sunday’s 2-1 win at Fulham and will be waiting to know the duration he will be out on Monday.

The Three Lions star was subbed off at Fulham and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino admitted that he could be out for a longer duration.

Alli handed Spurs the equaliser in the 51st minute before Harry Winks grabbed the winner in the late minutes of the encounter. ( -> We have updated to serve you better.

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