Spurs sweating over key pair

Rafael van der Vaart and Gareth Bale are both doubts for Tottenham's Champions League game with Werder Bremen on Wednesday night.

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Van der Vaart (l) and Bale: Doubtful for Spurs

Van der Vaart (l) and Bale: Doubtful for Spurs

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Van der Vaart missed training on Tuesday and went for a scan on an ankle knock, while Bale picked up a shoulder injury in Saturday's north London derby win at Arsenal.

Robbie Keane trained on Tuesday following an ankle problem but Sandro is ineligible and there are still concerns over Niko Kranjcar (calf) and Giovani dos Santos (groin), while captain Ledley King (groin), Michael Dawson (knee ligament damage), Jamie O'Hara (back) and Jonathan Woodgate (groin) are long-term absentees.

Tottenham (from): Gomes, Cudicini, Hutton, Corluka, Bale, Gallas, Bassong, Kaboul, Assou-Ekotto, Palacios, Jenas, Kranjcar, Lennon, Bentley, Modric, Van der Vaart, Crouch, Pavlyuchenko, Keane, Defoe.

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