Tottenham Hotspur could welcome back three players from injury against Sheffield United this weekend, reports football.london.
Harry Kane missed their 1-1 draw at Everton due to a virus. In fact, their Champions League fixture with Red Star Belgrade on Wednesday could give a much better indication about who will face the Blades.
Spurs will be hopeful Kane has recovered enough to play the match. Meanwhile, there will be fitness updates on both Erik Lamela and Jan Vertonghen – who were also absent for the Premier League clash at Goodison Park due to injuries.
All three are hugely important to Mauricio Pochettino’s squad. Kane is once again their top scorer this season with ten goals in all competitions.
Meanwhile, Lamela had been in good form himself with three strikes. Vertonghen is being used more sparingly, but still has huge amounts of experience. The defender has entered the final year of his current contract and the Metro says he’s expected to leave next summer.
Who else will Tottenham have available against Sheffield United?
Without Kane, Tottenham look a little light upfront. Lucas Moura started in the role on Saturday, while Heung-Min Son is also another fine attacking outlet.
However, Son is currently suspended for the match with United after being sent off at Everton. It was the 27-year-old’s tackle that lead to the horror injury to Andre Gomes which overshadowed the game.
Gomes has since undergone surgery on a fracture dislocation to his right ankle.
Sky Sports News reports that Spurs have since appealed the decision. While Pochettino says he feels sorry for Gomes, he also thinks the red card for Son was unfair.
As things stand the South Korea international is banned for the next three fixtures. Yet if the appeal is successful Son could be ready to take on the Blades at 3pm this Saturday.