Former Tottenham captain Mabbutt recovers after major surgery

Former Tottenham skipper Gary Mabbutt is recovering in hospital after emergency bypass surgery on his leg, reports BBC Sport.

Former Tottenham skipper Gary Mabbutt is recovering in hospital after emergency bypass surgery on his leg, reports BBC Sport.

The 51-year-old was admitted to Kings College Hospital, London with a circulation blockage in his left leg.

He had a peripheral artery bypass operation and will remain in hospital for a two-week recovery period.

Mabbutt spent 16 years at Spurs, making more than 600 appearances before retiring in 1998. He also won 16 caps for England.

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