Tottenham confirm Richarlison out for up to FOUR weeks with hamstring injury but he could return for Arsenal derby clash

    TOTTENHAM boss Antonio Conte has confirmed Richarlison faces up to four weeks out with a hamstring injury.

    The Brazilian striker picked up a knock at the World Cup.

    Richarlison is facing up to four weeks on the sidelines


    Richarlison is facing up to four weeks on the sidelinesCredit: Reuters

    Richarlison had to be substituted just before the end of normal time in the quarter-final penalty shootout defeat to Croatia.

    And he returned to Tottenham duty nursing a hamstring problem.

    Initial reports claimed he was facing as much as six weeks out of action.

    But Conte has confirmed the 25-year-old is set to be sidelined for three to four weeks after having a scan this week.

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    The Italian revealed: “I spoke with the medical department.

    “They said to me we need three or four weeks still.”

    That means Richarlison will miss Tottenham’s return to Premier League action at Brentford on Boxing Day.

    He is also set to be out for games against Aston Villa and Crystal Palace, as well as the FA Cup meeting with Portsmouth on January 7th.

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    He faces a race to be fit for the North London Derby clash against Arsenal on January 15th, which is just over three weeks away.

    Spurs then face Manchester City four days later in a crucial week for Conte and Co.

    The gaffer will be hoping Richarlison is back by then and able to carry on his superb World Cup form.

    The forward scored three times in four games in Qatar, including the World Cup goal of the tournament.


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