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Hamburg attacker Rafael van der Vaart has pulled out of the Holland squad set to tour the Far East with an Achilles tendon injury.
Inter Milan veteran Javier Zanetti will be stuck on the sidelines for an expected six months after successfully undergoing surgery on his Achilles tendon.
Javier Zanetti is confident of returning to action "stronger than before" after rupturing the Achilles tendon in his left foot during Inter Milan's 1-0 defeat to Palermo on Sunday.
Gonzalo Higuain insists Real Madrid will push league leaders Barcelona until the end of the La Liga season after scoring a brace in Saturday's 5-2 triumph over Mallorca.
Scott Parker is expected to return to Tottenham's starting line-up for the first time since May when Spurs host Coventry in the FA Cup on Saturday.
AC Milan's Nigel de Jong has undergone successful surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon with his club confirming the midfielder will be out for around six months.
Republic of Ireland will be without captain Robbie Keane for the World Cup qualifier against Germany on Friday after he suffered an Achilles injury.
Fiorentina's Alberto Aquilani has been ruled out for two weeks with an Achilles injury.
Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker will be out of action until September following succesful surgery on an Achilles injury.
Scott Parker is facing six weeks on the sidelines, following confirmation the Tottenham midfielder will undergo surgery next week.