Tottenham Hotspur's injury struggles have worsened as manager Ange Postecoglou revealed that midfielder James Maddison and center-back Micky van de Ven will be sidelined until the New Year. The duo sustained injuries in Monday's 4-1 home Premier League defeat against Chelsea.\r\n\r\nREAD: DJ Chark and Brian Burns were among the Panthers players who did not practice on Monday.\r\n\r\nProviding an update, Postecoglou stated, "There's been significant developments since Monday night. Micky has a hamstring injury, and it's quite severe. We're anticipating a couple of months, extending into the New Year. Unfortunately, Madders (Maddison) is in worse shape than initially thought. The situation escalated the following day, and he's also expected to be out until the New Year."\r\nTottenham\r\nAdding to their woes, forward Richarlison is recovering from groin surgery, ruling him out for a few weeks. Despite the setbacks, Tottenham is currently in second place in the standings, trailing Manchester City by just one point.\r\n\r\nMeanwhile, Newcastle United, dealing with a series of injuries, remains determined to cope with the challenges. Manager Eddie Howe addressed the press on Friday, acknowledging the extent of the injury list, including Sven Botman, Alexander Isak, Harvey Barnes, Jacob Murphy, and Dan Burn, along with the long-term absence of Sandro Tonali.\r\n\r\n"How many missing players have I experienced? Not to this extent," Howe remarked during the news conference before their upcoming match against Bournemouth. However, he remained optimistic, stating, "But I don't want to make it more significant than it is. We still have a strong enough squad."\r\n\r\nThe injury concerns for Newcastle increased after their 2-0 Champions League defeat to Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, with striker Callum Wilson being substituted at half-time due to a tight hamstring. Howe mentioned ongoing tests and uncertainty about Wilson's availability for the Bournemouth game.\r\n\r\nProviding updates on other injured players, Howe revealed that Alexander Isak is progressing well in terms of fitness and is expected to return after the international break. Winger Harvey Barnes is nearing a comeback, while central defender Sven Botman has been undergoing treatment in the Netherlands.\r\n\r\nDespite a challenging start to the Premier League season, Newcastle has shown resilience, going unbeaten in their last seven league games. Howe commended his players for adapting to the difficulties, emphasizing the importance of finishing the current period positively. Additionally, Newcastle will be without midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, who is suspended, adding to Howe's challenges.