Redknapp hoping midfielder will be fully fit for World Cup.Tottenham Hotspur winger Aaron Lennon has suffered another setback on the road to recovery, handing England manager Fabio Capello another worry ahead of the 2010 World Cup.
The fleet-footed midfielder has not had a slice of action on the pitch since succumbing to a groin injury in December. And while the 22-year-old was initially expected to be back in a few weeks following the injury, the former Leeds United player has pulled up with a problem in training ahead of a crunch north London derby date with Arsenal on Wednesday.
Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is hoping that the player can regain full fitness in time to make the squad for the showpiece event in South Africa.
"He trained Monday and had a bit of a setback again," Redknapp told the press. "Hopefully he'll be fit for the World Cup - I hope he's fit to play for Tottenham first and foremost.
"He's sore again. He's come out in training and felt a bit sore after. So I don't know. We just have to keep our fingers crossed but it's been a long time."
With David Beckham already ruled out of contention for a place in the World Cup squad, Lennon's setback comes as another concern for Capello.
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