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Defoe out for up to three weeks

February 7, 2013
By ESPN staff
Tottenham Hotspur striker Jermain Defoe is set to be out for up to three weeks after suffering ankle ligament damage in the 1-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion.

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With Emmanuel Adebayor away at the African Nations Cup, Andre Villas-Boas started Defoe at The Hawthorns, but the England striker limped out of the game with ankle trouble.

The head coach told a press conference that he will be "back in two to three weeks".
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