Tottenham midfielder Etienne Capoue sprains ankle, out for month

Etienne Capoue will miss the next four weeks after spraining his ankle in the north London Derby.
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LONDON (AP) -- Tottenham says midfielder Etienne Capoue is likely to be unavailable for the next four weeks after scans showed he sprained his left ankle in the 1-0 loss to Arsenal in the north London derby.

The France international, who joined in the offseason from Toulouse, was carried off on a stretcher in the 72nd minute at Emirates Stadium and taken to a hospital.

It was only Capoue's third start for Spurs.

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