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Parker set for six weeks on sidelines

August 2, 2012
By ESPN staff
Scott Parker is facing six weeks on the sidelines, following confirmation the Tottenham midfielder will undergo surgery next week.

Parker has been struggling with a problem in his Achilles since the end of last season. He was able to battle through Euro 2012 for England, but he returned to pre-season with Spurs still in discomfort.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas said last week that Parker would visit his doctor for a thorough assessment, with the club hopeful but not positive ...

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