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USWNT's Morgan debut for Tottenham delayed due to 'setback'

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USWNT forward Alex Morgan has said that her Tottenham debut has been delayed due to a "setback" that will keep her out of action for "another few weeks."

Morgan, 31, was expected to feature for her new club in the north London derby against Arsenal on Sunday.

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"A small setback keeping me from doing what I love," Morgan wrote on social media on Sunday.

"Can't wait to get on the field with this team in the next few weeks. Literally can't wait."

The two-time World Cup winner joined Spurs from Orlando Pride on the final day of the summer transfer window on a year-long loan.

She has not made a competitive appearance since giving birth to her daughter Charlie in May.