Tottenham must neglect about all the joy surrounding Gareth Bale’s return after they journey to a different considered one of his former golf equipment this Sunday – dwell on talkSPORT.
Southampton welcome Spurs to St Mary’s with each golf equipment searching for their first factors of the brand new marketing campaign following defeats on the opening day.
Spurs received’t be capable to name on Bale simply but, in truth he’s anticipated to be out for the following month as a result of harm.
Nonetheless, Jose Mourinho might make a number of adjustments from the Everton loss and the nervy 2-1 victory over Lokomotiv Plovdiv within the Europa League qualifiers on Thursday night time.
The Spurs boss reserved particular reward for match-winner Tanguy Ndombele, who has struggled since his club-record transfer to north London in the summertime of 2019.
Mourinho stated: “Tanguy is in a strategy of evolution. Final season he wasn’t. He was caught in a scenario the place I couldn’t see evolution.
“Now he’s in a second the place he’s coaching very, very properly. At this time he gave us what we wanted within the final 30 minutes.
“Now I imagine in Tanguy. I by no means doubted his potential however final season I doubted his effort and motivation. Now I feel that Tanguy can do properly for us.”
Might that translate right into a uncommon begin for the Frenchman? talkSPORT.com takes a glance…
Tottenham group information
Jose Mourinho ought to be capable to freshen issues up if he must after leaving eight gamers at house for the midweek journey to Bulgaria.
Dele Alli and Toby Alderweireld had been amongst those that didn’t journey, however they’re again within the squad for the Saints conflict.
Japhet Tanganga is out with a thigh harm, whereas Serge Aurier will hope to shake off a coaching knock.
How Tottenham ought to line up
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