Harry Kane will be out of action until April at the earliest, with the Tottenham and England striker set to undergo hamstring surgery.
Tottenham are without a win in two Premier League games as they prepare to take on Jurgen Klopp's unbeaten table-toppers Liverpool.
Tottenham's 1-1 draw with Middlesbrough was "not a disaster" according to Jose Mourinho, who bemoaned his side's injury problems.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane is set for a prolonged absence after it was confirmed he has torn his left hamstring.
Jose Mourinho won the FA Cup with Chelsea in 2007 and would love to experience the same Wembley emotions with Tottenham this season.
Looking to strengthen in January, Manchester United are reportedly eyeing James Maddison or Jack Grealish.
A miserable festive period for Tottenham ended with a New Year's Day defeat at a Danny Ings-inspired Southampton in the Premier League.
Harry Kane and Tanguy Ndombele were both injured on a tough New Year's Day for Tottenham and head coach Jose Mourinho.
Tottenham head coach Jose Mourinho insists he did not read Southampton's tactical notes, clarifying: "I was rude to an idiot."
Harry Kane was unable to complete his first game of 2020, limping off against Southampton due to an apparent hamstring problem.