Tottenham have to get their Premier League aspirations again on observe on Sunday when Burnley go to north London.
Now down in ninth after final weekend’s 2-1 defeat at West Ham, Jose Mourinho’s aspect should begin selecting up wins once more or else the hole between them and the highest 4 will solely improve.
It definitely will not be straightforward in opposition to Sean Dyche’s males however they did file a wonderful 5-0 victory over the Lancashire aspect in final season’s dwelling fixture at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Mourinho is anticipated to make a lot of adjustments for the sport following the midweek win over Wolfsberger AC, with Dele Alli and Gareth Bale each pushing for a spot within the aspect.
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But who would our Tottenham Hotspur reporters pick in opposition to the Clarets? Take a glance beneath.
Alasdair Gold – Tottenham Hotspur reporter
Mourinho should go along with his strongest attainable aspect. Spurs merely should get again to profitable methods within the Premier League.
Serge Aurier got here by coaching with out issues so he should begin, until Mourinho needs Japhet Tanganga as an even bigger presence at set items.
Gareth Bale should begin in his type though the Spurs boss appeared to point on Wednesday evening that Dele Alli wouldn’t begin once more so quickly.
The different big call to make is in central defence and the query is whether or not Davinson Sanchez is available in or Eric Dier and Toby Alderweireld proceed after recording that clear sheet collectively.
Gold’s team: Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Dier, Reguilon; Ndombele, Hojbjerg; Bale, Lamela, Son; Kane.
Rob Guest – Tottenham Hotspur reporter
It’s time for Dele Alli to start out within the Premier League for the primary time for the reason that opening day after his masterclass in opposition to Wolfsberger AC.
Clearly getting again to health after a rise in his minutes lately, that further relaxation day as a result of team taking part in within the Europa League on Wednesday night might even see Jose Mourinho unleash him.
Gareth Bale should be a part of him within the three behind Harry Kane as he has additionally stepped up lately and he should be contemporary after taking part in lower than 20 minutes in midweek.
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Serge Aurier should additionally come into the aspect at proper-again after coming back from damage, whereas Joe Rodon should even be given a go alongside Toby Alderweireld at centre-again given their current struggles there.
As troublesome as it’s to play in opposition to Burnley given how organised they’re, they might wrestle to maintain Spurs quiet with the attacking quintet of their aspect.
Guest’s team: Lloris; Aurier, Alderweireld, Rodon, Reguilon; Hojbjerg, Ndombele; Bale, Alli, Son; Kane