Many were surprised when Mauricio Pochettino selected a close to full strength side on Thursday night in Monaco. It appears the Tottenham boss is prioritising both the Premier League and Europa League this term as opposed to the domestic cups.

Again, Pochettino has gone with his strongest available side for Spurs’ Premier League visit to Swansea City. The only changes are at full back, with Kyle Walker and Ben Davies replacing Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose.

Mousa Dembele returns to the squad as a substitute, but it’s too early for the likes of Nabil Bentaleb and Ryan Mason.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to the team news…



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