Tottenham star Sebastien Bassong gets the all-clear
Tottenham defender Sebastien Bassong has been given the all-clear by a hospital specialist after attracting concern when being stretchered off during Sunday's defeat to Chelsea.
Bassong, a summer signing from Newcastle United, fell heavily in the second half at Stamford Bridge when challenging Nicolas Anelka and required lengthy treatment on the pitch before being carefully removed with a neck brace and oxygen.
Harry Redknapp revealed after the game he feared the defender was suffering from concussion and an examination at a hospital on Sunday night has not identified any serious problems.
Ledley King was also forced off due to a hamstring injury and both players will undergo further examination at Tottenham's own facilities.
"Sebastien Bassong was back at Spurs Lodge today for further assessment after being given the all-clear by a head and neck consultant at a hospital on Sunday evening," read a club statement. "The Cameroon international centre half was stretchered off after suffering a head injury in the second half of our fixture against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
"Ledley King will undergo a scan on his right hamstring after also being forced off with injury early on in the second half yesterday afternoon."