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Predicted Tottenham Line-up To Face Southampton In The Premier League

Tottenham Hotspur host Southampton at Wembley Stadium on Boxing Day after thrashing Burnley 3-0 away from home; courtesy of a Harry Kane hat-trick.

Spurs put their 4-1 defeat at Man City behind them and ran riot on Saturday. The result saw our club move back above rivals Arsenal (albeit only on goal difference) and into 5th, one point outside the top four.

Southampton, on the other hand, are struggling for form following their 1-1 draw with Huddersfield Town. The Saints’ winless streak now stretches to 6 matches but Spurs have to be at their attacking best if they are to compete for a top-four finish.

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Pochettino was happy to have Davinson Sanchez back for selection. The player completed his three-game suspension and started the game against Burnley. It’s been reported that Dele Alli will face no retrospective action for his actions against Burnley.

Toby Alderweireld (hamstring) and Victor Wanyama (knee) both remain sidelined. Meanwhile, Harry Kane and Jan Vertonghen have to be cautious against Southampton as they are just a booking away from suspension.

Predicted Tottenham Line-up To Face Southampton

Formation: 4-2-3-1

Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Hugo Lloris (GK)

The French international is the first choice for Pochettino in goal and should retain his place.

Serge Aurier (RB)

Trippier endured a nightmare against Manchester City’s Leroy Sane and was dropped for the game against Burnley. Serge Aurier started at Turf Moor and after helping his side keep a clean-sheet, he is expected to start again.

Davinson Sanchez (CB)

Pochettino was relieved to see Sanchez back in the squad, who came back into the team after serving a three-game suspension. The Colombian defender brings a lot of stability to the defence which Eric Dier failed to do so in his absence.

Jan Vertonghen (CB)

The Belgian is the leader of our defence and he would have to be on his toes as we look to keep the Saints quiet.

Jan Vertonghen

Ben Davies (LB)

Danny Rose’s shoddy game against City prompted Pochettino to go with Davies against Burnley, and the Welshman didn’t disappoint.

Eric Dier (CM)

Dier’s proper position is at the heart of the midfield, shielding the back four and occasionally contributing to the attacks.

Mousa Dembele (CM)

Having played only the last 10 minutes at Turf Moor, Dembele will be fresh and raring to go against Southampton.

Christian Eriksen (RW)

Eriksen will have to carve out openings if Spurs are to make early inroads. He is the creative hub of the team and Poch will hope the Dane delivers the goods.

Dele Alli (CAM)

Alli must feel very lucky to have been on the pitch against Burnley. The England international’s form has dipped this season, and rather than being notorious, he needs to concentrate on his game to get back his lost form.

Dele Alli

Son Heung-Min (LW)

Son has been one of our brightest sparks this season and his endless running and work-rate should be one of the keys as we look to enter in the top four.

Harry Kane (ST)

Just when the goals seemed to have dried up for Kane, he answered his critics in style with a breathtaking hat-trick against Sean Dyche’s Clarets. It was the striker’s 7th hat-trick in 2017.

Kane has scored 36 goals in 35 Premier League matches to equal the record Shearer set in 1995. The Spurs frontman could even finish the year as the top scorer in Europe’s top five leagues.

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“It feels like our second home” – Tottenham star unsure about staying at Wembley for the rest of the season

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Christian Eriksen has claimed that Wembley is like a second home for Tottenham, and isn’t sure if we will stay at the stadium for the rest of the season.

Tottenham’s new ground won’t be ready this year and Daniel Levy confirmed we would be sticking to Wembley till 2019.

The club also moved to strike a deal to keep playing at Wembley till our home is completed, and Eriksen was quoted by the Sun saying:

“I don’t know if we are going to stay at Wembley for the rest of the season.

“We are happy at Wembley for more than a year now and it feels like our second home.”

The Dane added that the players couldn’t wait to play at the new ground but wanted the stadium to be perfect before the team move in.

The former Ajax star added that the professionals would be working hard to get the stadium done and the players have to concentrate on their job too.

Tottenham are fourth in the Premier League and are five points behind Manchester City, who lead the table.

Our next game is going to be a real battle as we face undefeated Chelsea. The Blues are just a point ahead of us in the Premier League, and a win will put us back in the race for the title.

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Eriksen hasn’t been at his best for Spurs this season, however, a game against our rivals should be enough motivation for all the players involved.

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(Video) Tottenham fan shares clips of new stadium’s interiors and more

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Tottenham’s new stadium is inching closer to completion and we are receiving clips and pictures from various sources.

We saw Lord Alan Sugar tweet about the ground being one of the best in the world recently, and another Twitter user, AdamJ_COYS shared a number of clips of the stadium’s interior.

One of the most striking videos saw the Spurs fan capture the NFL home team and Tottenham dressing rooms.

The NFL changing rooms even have the league’s logo emblazoned on a number of areas, and we caught a glimpse of some other workers taking a snap too.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a Tottenham stadium video unless we saw what the pitch looked like and the user even captured some of the seating areas which look close to completion.

The Spurs shop is one of the biggest attractions in the new ground and a video of the same was posted as well.

Tottenham’s stadium is set to be one of the best in the world but we will have to wait a little longer before any of the matches are played in the ground.

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Spurs are set to remain at Wembley till the end of the year, and we are to get an update on the new ground sometime in December.

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(Video) Tottenham’s new stadium captured in fantastic overhead video

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Tottenham will play their remaining home games of 2018 in Wembley but consturction of our new stadium seems to be chugging along. A new video showcases the exterior of the stadium, and it does seem close to completion.

There is some work to be done in the outer section of the ground, but the roof panels seem to be installed in all the right places.

The stadium was expected to be ready by September to host Liverpool, however, the club have faced delays and Daniel Levy recently claimed that we would be staying at Wembley till the end of the year.

Further, the club have negotiated a deal to play at Wembley till the new stadium is ready, and the club is expected to provide an update on the new ground in December.

The new home looks amazing, and it will be interesting to see which club we do face once the ground is ready.

White Hart Lane was a brilliant ground to play in, especially due to the vociferous backing of the Spurs faithful.

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Tottenham are doing their bit to keep our new stadium as close to the old Spurs experience as possible with the club even installing a Golden Cockerel in the new ground.

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