Tottenham Hotspur’s closing dwelling sport of 2019 is in opposition to Brighton and Hove Albion this afternoon.
And so they’ll be seeking to bounce again from defeat on the weekend.
A 2-Zero loss in opposition to rivals Chelsea signifies that the hole to the ultimate Champions League spot is now again to 6 factors going into the festive interval.
To make it worse for Jose Mourinho, he can be with out Son Heung-min following his straight purple card in opposition to the Blues after he kicked out at Antonio Rudiger
For such a busy interval, Mourinho will need as many gamers as attainable accessible, however will that be the case?
Discover out the newest Spurs damage information beneath.
The Argentine has not featured for Spurs for the reason that 5-Zero dwelling win in opposition to Purple Star Belgrade in October.
A hamstring damage picked up in coaching at Hotspur Method induced him to overlook the 2-1 loss to Liverpool at Anfield a couple of days later.
It was hoped that the worldwide break would give him time to recuperate. However he missed each video games for Argentina in addition to wins over the Hammers and Olympiacos, and wasn’t within the squad for the win over the Cherries.
Lamela additionally missed the Premier League clashes in opposition to Manchester United and Burnley and didn’t take any half in opposition to Bayern after being left at dwelling to proceed his rehabiliation.
Mourinho confirmed that since he took over as Spurs boss, Lamela is but to participate in a single coaching session, however is hoping to have him again quickly.
“I hope I can have him for Christmas,” Mourinho advised reporters. “When I say Christmas, I’m not saying Chelsea on the 22nd. But I hope maybe the 28th, first of January.”
The midfielder has since been built-in into coaching with the remainder of the primary group squad, and will make his return very quickly.
Tottenham substitute goalkeeper Vorm has returned to coaching following a calf pressure.
The stopper re-signed for the membership to offer cowl for Paulo Gazzaniga following Hugo Lloris’ damage earlier within the season.
Vorm returned to the bench vs Chelsea that means that Jose Mourinho now has the choice of selecting between Vorm and Gazzaniga for the conflict in opposition to Brighton and past, till Lloris finally returns.
The Tottenham captain is presently sidelined with an elbow damage and isn’t anticipated again till the brand new yr.
The Frenchman sustained a dislocated elbow within the 3-Zero defeat in opposition to Brighton on the Amex Stadium, with Lloris touchdown awkwardly on his left arm and was in agony inside his personal aim.
He was given oxygen on the pitch, earlier than being stretchered off and brought to hospital. Spurs have since revealed that the membership captain has undergone surgical procedure on his injured left elbow.
The participant himself gave an replace on his situation and attainable return to motion.
“Everything is well. There can always be hazards, but my goal is to be ready for January,” he advised French media outlet M6.
“Whether it’s the beginning, the middle or the end, I don’t know. In any case, I’ll take time to make sure I’m well healed and that I can come back in top form.”
The goalkeeper has additionally made a frank admission to French newspaper L’Equipe.
“At the moment, yes, the pain is unbearable. I have never experienced such pain but no I am not worried about my career,” he stated.
Lloris is anticipated to make a comeback within the new yr.
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The left-back stays out after selecting up an ankle damage in the course of the win over West Ham United final month.
The membership have since confirmed that the full-back is to “undergo an extensive period of rehabilitation” after the damage.
In an announcement, Tottenham stated: “Following ongoing examination and evaluation over the previous few days, we are able to affirm that Ben Davies sustained ligament injury to his left ankle throughout Saturday’s win in opposition to West Ham United.
“Assessment continues to determine whether surgery is required with the Wales international defender expected to undergo an extended period of rehabilitation.”
In an extra replace, Davies is travelling to Qatar to proceed his rehabilitation.
“Ben Davies (ankle) – travelling to our medical partners, in Qatar to continue rehab,” reads an announcement.
Jan Vertonghen, Eric Dier and Lucas Moura had been all substituted in opposition to Chelsea, however it’s not thought there’s any damage issues with the trio.