Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Gareth Bale is perchance no longer accessible for Tottenham Hotspur’s upcoming conflict with Manchester United.
Mourinho takes on his venerable club on Sunday afternoon in a gargantuan Premier League contest at Worn Trafford. It’d be the third time Mourinho has faced his United successor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer since taking price of Spurs, with each aspects enduring mixed finally ends up in the league to this level this season.
And after finishing a sensational loan swoop to elevate Bale support to Tottenham, Mourinho has now revealed the Welshman is aloof struggling to determine on up match effectively being.
“Bale can’t play tomorrow or at the weekend,” the Portuguese talked about in a press convention the day earlier than at present earlier than his aspect’s Europa League qualifying conflict with Maccabi Haifa.
“He’s working very tough and genuinely professionally, but no longer yet for tomorrow [Thursday] or this weekend.
“I suspect in regards to the 2 weeks of global will seemingly be vital for his effectively being and restoration to be support for the weekend after. We’ll ogle.”
Mourinho moreover confirmed Son Heung-Min is a serious doubt, having approach off injured at half of time all the diagram by Spurs’ 1-1 scheme with Newcastle closing weekend.
“He’s a doubt for Sunday, a huge doubt,” added Mourinho. “I fill no longer are attempting to notify he doesn’t play and then he does because my explain is in doubt.”
United could well perchance approach up in opposition to Sergio Reguilon on Sunday. The left-support arrived from Right Madrid alongside Bale and made his Tottenham debut in Tuesday’s Carabao Cup victory, by process of penalties, over Chelsea.