With Danny Rose suspended for Tottenham’s trip to Chelsea, many Spurs fans speculated that Jan Vertonghen’s absence in Monaco was to ensure he could play at left-back at Stamford Bridge.

Now the team line-ups have been released, it appears that’s exactly what will happen. Although there is a possibility Kevin Wimmer could replace Rose with Vertonghen remaining in his familiar centre-back role.

Elsewhere, Tottenham have gone with a familiar line-up. Harry Winks dropping to the bench is perhaps a surprise.

Here’s how Twitter reacted to all the team news.



  1. If Sissoko cannot make the bench I’d venture to suggest that neither should Eriksen start, based on level of recent performances that is….

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