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Tottenham forward Heung-Min Son is likely to be out for the rest of the month with a muscle injury, according to head coach Antonio Conte

Son sustained the problem in Wednesday’s Carabao Cup semi-final first-leg defeat at Chelsea, and a scan later showed he would be sidelined for the rest of January.

It means he will miss Sunday’s FA Cup third-round tie against League One side Morecambe at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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Highlights from the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final match between Chelsea and Tottenham.

Son is also set to miss key games for Tottenham, including next week’s Carabao Cup semi-final second leg against Chelsea followed by the north London derby against Arsenal and a trip to Leicester.

Conte says he will try to give captain Harry Kane a rest this weekend, although Son’s absence will make that much harder for the Italian, who is seeking to win Spurs their first piece of silverware since 2008.

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Southampton’s draw with Tottenham in the Premier League.

Dele Alli is expected to be involved against the Shrimps, despite a lot of talk about the attacking midfielder leaving Spurs this month.

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