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​Injury to Spurs star Son not impacting RB Leipzig tactics says Nagelsmann

Tottenham star Heung-Min Son could be set to miss the rest of the season.

The Spurs star is undergoing surgery on a broken arm.

He is certain to miss both legs of the round of 16 clash between Tottenham and RB Leipzig in the Champions League.

But Leipzig head coach Julian Nagelsmann does not believe the absence will change the matchup too much.

He told his press conference: "I am not changing anything, we are not going to change a plan because of one player.

"I hope his operation is good and he is back soon.

"But it is a shame when a top player is missing from a game like this. It means there is one less great player. Tottenham have a number of players out but we do as well.

"These things happen, we have a couple of injuries we have to deal with. We need to be solid against Tottenham and match them. He has played an important role in recent games.

"We prepared for Tottenham in detail, it doesn't matter if (Harry) Kane or Son don't play.

"For Tottenham it would be better if they play but it is better for us if they don't play.

"We have prepared and told the team the plan this morning so we will not change the plan."

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