Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp fears that several of his regular first-team stars could be forced to sit out Sunday’s derby clash with Arsenal.
Former Gunners striker Emmanuel Adebayor is the most likely absentee as the Togo international missed the goalless draw at Stevenage in the fifth round of the FA Cup after twisting a knee in training last week.
Spurs, 12/5 with bookmaker to win the FA Cup, go into the north London derby 10 points ahead of Arsenal, who are 6/4 to claim a top-four finish in the Premier League.
Luka Modric is struggling with a bout of flu while Benoit Assou-Ekotto had a groin operation a week ago. Rafael van der Vaart and Sandro are also doubts for the derby.