Dier has been deployed predominantly in holding midfield this season, but may have found himself in defence more often were it not for a knee injury to Victor Wanyama.
With Wanyama expected to be out for another three weeks and summer signing Davinson Sanchez delivering assured performances at the back, Dier is likely to
Michail Antonio is expecting West Ham to put in a top class performance against Tottenham on Saturday afternoon, as the Hammers ‘always turn up against’ their London rivals. Spurs have struggled in their trips to face Slaven Bilic’s side in the last few years, losing 1-0 at the Boleyn Ground in March 2016 and by
“Daniel Levy says when we have an offer but I am always involved in the end of the negotiation. Did I have a decision to make with Eric? No.” Pochettino also revealed the club are continuing to assess midfielder Mousa Dembele’s persistent foot problem. He said: “He is such an important player for us. I
The 19-year-old Argentina Under-20 international is highly regarded and had been a target for Spurs all summer before he was signed from Estudiantes on a five-year deal close to transfer deadline day.
Pochettino was happy with his display, saying: “It was difficult because he was playing his first game with not too much time
Spurs splashed out £14million to sign the Spain international from Swansea in the summer, fighting off competition from Chelsea to complete the deal.
However the 32-year-old has yet to make an impact and failed to impress as Spurs beat Barnsley 1-0 in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday night, with Dele Alli grabbing the only
Harry Kane and Gareth Bale are the only British players included on a 55-man shortlist for a FIFA team of the year. The FIFA FIFPro World11 2017 is decided by votes from around 25,000 professional footballers from 75 different countries. Tottenham and England striker Kane has enjoyed a fine 2017, scoring 34 times in all
The 17-year-old has scored three goals in eight games for Werder’s Under-19 side this season, having scored 17 goals in 26 matches for their Under-17s last term.
Although he is uncapped by Germany at Under-17 or Under-19 level, reports claim Philipp is regarded among the best young players in the country.
Arsenal and Tottenham target Jean-Michael Seri will not be leaving in January, according to Nice president Jean-Pierre Rivere. The midfielder looked as though he would be off in the summer after several clubs expressed an interest in him. Arsenal and Tottenham worked on bringing the Ivorian to England, while Barcelona also made an offer for
Pochettino admitted before the game he would start Alli at Wembley to help the 21-year-old rediscover his groove following some disappointing recent displays.
And Alli duly delivered, his second-half strike proving the difference as Spurs sealed a 1-0 win and their place in round four.
“For me Dele Alli is a top player.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side dominated the early exchanges in terms of possession and territory, but they struggled to create clear openings.
Set pieces were when Spurs looked at their most threatening, with Juan Foyth missing an early chance on his debut.
Fernando Llorente, on his full debu,t then missed an even better chance, when