Dele Alli set to return for Spurs against Arsenal after overcoming hamstring injury

October 18, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgDele Alli set to return for Spurs against Arsenal after overcoming hamstring injury Dele Alli watched Tottenham’s loss to Newcastle from the stands (Picture: Getty)Earlier this month, Pochettino said: ‘It’s the same area. Yes, of course, we are worried. He’s still so young. Just 23-years-old and many, many hamstring problems in the last few years.’AdvertisementAdvertisementNevertheless, having been given longer to recover from the injury sustained during pre-season, the expectation is that Alli will be fit enough to face Arsenal at the Emirates.Spurs certainly missed Alli during Sunday’s 1-0 loss against Newcastle as despite dominating possession, they could only fashion two shots on target.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityWith speculation continuing to surround Christian Eriksen’s future and Giovani Lo Celso still building up fitness, Alli will have a key role to play upon his return to the side.Spurs also have question marks over Tanguy Ndombele after he missed this weekend with a thigh problem while Kyle Walker-Peters had to come off with a hamstring injury on Sunday.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Comment Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 27 Aug 2019 11:07 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link36Shares Advertisement Dele Alli could be in contention to play for Spurs against Arsenal on Sunday (Picture: Getty)Mauricio Pochettino could be handed a much-needed boost ahead of Sunday’s north London derby with Dele Alli expected to recover in time from a hamstring injury to play.The 23-year-old is yet to feature for Spurs this season after suffering a recurrence of a hamstring problem which plagued his 2018-19 campaign during the club’s pre-season tour.Spurs announced on Friday that Alli had returned to first-team training following his latest spell out injured, however, he was left out of the 18-man squad for Sunday’s defeat to Newcastle.Since November 2017, Alli has suffered from five separate hamstring injuries causing him to miss 25 games for Spurs in total and Pochettino is keen to avoid rushing him back prematurely.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img



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