Tottenham’s right-back problem could be handed a major boost after Juan Foyth was seen walking at the launch of the new retro third kit.
The defender hasn’t played since suffering ankle ligament damage injury in Spurs’ Audi Cup victory over Bayern Munich back in July, but looks to be in with a chance of returning for their Premier League game against Crystal Palace on 14 September.
Foyth was modelling the sky blue kit with teammate Lucas Moura at the club shop and can be seen in the video below walking normally, without a protective boot and presumably pain free.
Juan Foyth and Lucas Moura at tonight’s #THFC third kit launch, Foyth looks to be walking ok after his recent ankle injury
— The Spurs Web ⚽️ (@thespursweb) September 3, 2019
It would be a timely return for Mauricio Pochettino, who is suffering from not signing a right-back in the summer window. Kyle Walker-Peters played there in Tottenham’s opening three league outings before tearing his hamstring in the third of those, forcing him to miss the North London derby.
Pochettino then surprisingly picked Davinson Sanchez to start there against Arsenal, but after his poor performance, is unlikely to be seen there any time soon.
The obvious option is Serge Aurier, but Pochettino doesn’t trust the Ivory Coast international, especially in league matches, whilst there is also Eric Dier, who played there a handful of times during his first season at the club and Toby Alderweireld, who has played there previously for Belgian.