Modric out for Spurs

Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric has picked up an ankle injury and will not feature in the Barclays Premier League clash against Blackburn.

Winger David Bentley has a calf strain and is doubtful for the trip back to his former club.

Ledley King is back in training but will not play, nor will fellow centre-back Jonathan Woodgate.

Provisional squad: Gomes, Corluka, Assou-Ekotto, Bassong, Dawson, Huddlestone, Palacios, Lennon, Kranjcar, Defoe, Crouch, Defoe, Pavlyuchenko, Alnwick, Hutton, Bale, Jenas, Keane, Naughton, Giovani, Rose.

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