Early estimates were anything between four weeks to two months after the Irish defender pulled up in agony at Everton on Saturday.
But a positive Glenn told all at his press conference at Spurs Lodge: "The scan has suggested that he hasn't completely torn the muscle, which we thought on Saturday. So that could recover in four to five weeks rather than the two months that we were intitally talking about. So that's a little bit of positive news for us."
Look out for our team news in full for Saturday's Premiership encounter against Aston Villa later this afternoon...
Glenn Hoddle has revealed this morning that Stephen Carr's hamstring injury is not as bad as first feared.