Ange Postecoglou shares Ben Davies injury latest as Tottenham suffer heavy blow ahead of Manchester United

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Tottenham defender Ben Davies is a doubt for their game against Manchester United.

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglu has confirmed Ben Davies is the latest member of his team to pick up a hamstring injury and is now a doubt for the Premier League game against Manchester United. Spurs battled to a 1-0 win against Burnley to progress to the fourth round of the FA Cup but the Spur manager now says the win came at a cost with both Davies and Giovani Lo Celso picking up injuries.

He told reporters: "Yeah, Ben Davies looks like he done his hamstring. So, it looks like he will be out and Gio has a bit of tightness but hoping it is nothing serious."

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Defender Eric Dier has been strongly linked to Bayern Munich in the last 24 hours and was left out of the squad entirely but Postecoglou says his absence is down to the fact that he didn't train yesterday and not because of swelling rumours.

He added: "Separate issue mate but don't question my integrity. When I say he's injured, he's injured. He didn't train yesterday. I can get Vision [Spurs' training system footage] for you or you can ask him. It's got nothing to do with anything else.

"I've got no idea. When you ask me whether he's injured, he's injured. I didn't make that up. If he wasn't injured I'd say he wasn't selected. It's easy for me to say. He's injured and in terms of anything else that's happening, not on my radar. Not that I've heard of. If there is something I'm sure I'll hear of it, but fair to say in the last 24 hours we've been focusing on the game and the available guys."

Spurs will be without Yves Bissouma, Pape Matar Sarr and club captain Son Heung-min for up to six matches - with the trio possibly away with their countries until mid-February.

Sarr and Bissouma will be playing in the AFCON while Son has linked with the South Korean team for the Asian Cup.

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