Tottenham are still waiting to discover how long Benoit Assou-Ekotto would face on the sidelines amid fears he could be ruled out for up to a month.

Left-back Assou-Ekotto missed Andre Villas-Boas' first win in charge at Reading on Sunday with a knee problem that may require a 'washout' procedure, ruling him out for around four weeks.

Losing Assou-Ekotto, who has barely missed a match in the last four seasons, would be seen as a blow to Spurs' hopes of building on their opening Barclays Premier League victory this term and of progressing in both the Carling Cup and Europa League.

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