The Tottenham team for Saturday’s trip to Manchester City has been confirmed, and the big news is Christian Eriksen’s return to the starting line-up.
Eriksen was left on the bench for last weekend’s Premier League curtain-raiser against Against Villa, coming on midway through the second half and changing the game as Spurs came from a goal down to win 3-1.
#THFC: Lloris (C), Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Rose, Winks, Sissoko, Ndombele, Eriksen, Lamela, Kane.
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 17, 2019
His performance has earned him a start against the champions, but it means Lucas Moura will sit this one out. Is the Brazilian unfortunate to lose his place?
Lucas had a good pre-season but failed to find the net against Villa despite looking sharp in the early stages. He will be a good option from the bench should Pochettino need him at the Etihad.
Meanwhile, Jan Vertonghen is back on the bench but Pochettino has stuck with a centre-back partnership of Davinson Sanchez and Toby Alderweireld. New signing Giovani Lo Celso is also among the substitutes for the first time.
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