Hugo Lloris misses out on Tottenham’s curtain raiser at Old Trafford having not fully recovered from a fractured wrist.

Michel Vorm deputises while Jan Vertonghen takes over captain’s duties. Vorm came in for a bit of criticism after Spurs’ 2-0 friendly defeat to Real Madrid, but it was only pre-season and shouldn’t be taken too seriously.

Danny Rose is absent through injury, which is a real shame given his excellent campaign last year, so Ben Davies comes in at left back.

The other notable selection is Eric Dier at centre midfield. The club is yet to sign a dedicated holding midfielder, so the young defender has been given the responsibility to partner Nabil Bentaleb.

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