Tottenham won’t return to Premier League action until at least 30 April – but the suspension of football could end up benefiting Jose Mourinho’s men.
Prior to the break, Spurs had lost five of their previous six matches in all competitions, were dumped out of the FA Cup on penalties by bottom of the table Norwich City and were also knocked out of Europe in their last match, losing 4-0 on aggregate to RB Leipzig.
However, with Tottenham’s earliest next scheduled game set to be in early May, Mourinho could have a host of key first-team players available by the time the season resumes.
Harry Kane, who hasn’t featured since suffering a hamstring injury at Southampton on New Year’s Day, is extremely likely to be fit enough for the remainder of the season, so is Moussa Sissoko, who got injured in the same match and recently returned to training in the build-up to the Manchester United game, which was eventually postponed last Friday.
Elsewhere, Heung Min Son and Steven Bergwijn both have a fighting chance of playing some part in the remainder of the campaign, whilst Ben Davies and Davinson Sanchez will almost certainly be fit enough.