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Tottenham attacker likely out against City

Jamie McDonald

It appears that Mauricio Pochettino is going to have a tough lineup decision to make on the left wing for this weekend's match against Manchester CityAccording to the Daily Mail, Nacer Chadli has picked up a hip injury while on Belgium duty, and is a doubt for Tottenham Hotspur's trip to the Etihad.

The Mail doesn't get into the severity of the injury, mostly because it's unlikely that anyone knows at this point. But he sat out Belgium's match against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Monday, and it wouldn't be surprising at all to see him miss one more match.

There isn't a clear backup on the left wing at the moment, with multiple players having been given a chance in the role this season. Aaron Lennon, Andros Townsend and Harry Kane would all bring very different things to the table if they took Chadli's place. Lennon is the best of the three defensively and probably the closest to Chadli, but none are like-for-like, so Poche could opt to go in a completely different direction.