The former Tottenham striker is carrying a hamstring injury.
âWith Jermain, we have to get it right,â Nelsen said in reference to Defoe, whose original diagnosis was a âmildâ hamstring pull.
âIf we have to sacrifice next week (road game April 19 in Dallas) . . . itâs a long season and heâs probably got something more in the summer (World Cup with England). So we have to take care of him.â
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