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Bale misses game with Fulham28-01-2011
Welsh midfielder Gareth Bale Tottenham will miss Sunday's London derby of the fourth round of the FA Cup against Fulham.
The manager of Spurs Harry Redknapp has announced that the cause is trauma to the back wing which occur during the game against Manchester United last week. "Garrett went to see a specialist and should not be absent long, have to work and be well," said Redknapp.
Hotspur boss added: "Gareth has never, repeat never, did not need surgery. This is the last step if you have a problem in the back. It has a mild injury that turned into spasm, but should not be absent more of ten days.
Roman Pavlyuchenko and Benoit Assou-Ekotto are ready to play after being out for the match with Newcastle, while the watchman Eurelio Gomez resume classes after a shoulder problem. Wilson Palacios and Sandro remain questionable.
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