April 01, 2011

CHIGWELL, England (Reuters) -- Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale and William Gallas are doubtful for next week's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Real Madrid, manager Harry Redknapp said on Friday.

Midfielder Bale (hamstring) and central defender Gallas (knee) have been ruled out of Saturday's Premier League game at Wigan Athletic and face a battle to play at the Bernabeu on Tuesday.

"Gareth is not fit for tomorrow. William Gallas as well -- his knee has been giving him problems so they are both certainly not fit," Redknapp told reporters at the club's training ground.

Asked if Bale will be ready to face Real Madrid, Redknapp said: "We will have to see. His hamstring is still a little bit tight. You never know with those injuries. Until he pushes it we wouldn't be sure.

"I wouldn't be sure also with William at the moment (if he will be fit for Tuesday). He can't kick a ball. He feels his knee is sore. He has had two scans this week.

"He has been out this morning and done some running but when he looks to strike the ball he has problems."

Spurs are already without central defenders Ledley King, Jonathan Woodgate and Younes Kaboul.

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