Spurs’ Capoue to miss four weeks

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Updated: September 2, 2013

London, England (Sports Network) – Tottenham midfielder Etienne Capoue will
miss the next four weeks after suffering a sprained ankle in Sunday’s 1-0
defeat to Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Capoue was carried off the field on a stretcher following a second-half
collision with Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla.

“Capoue was immediately taken to hospital to consult with a foot and ankle
specialist,” a statement read on Tottenham’s website. “Early indications
suggest the France international will be unavailable for a period of four
weeks.”

The summer signing is now likely to miss Premier League matches against
Norwich, Cardiff City and Chelsea, a Capital One Cup trip to Aston Villa and
Spurs’ Europa League group opener against Tromso.