Tottenham squad revealed for Newcastle clash as Nuno Espirito Santo confirms significant increase in injuries – .

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Tottenham squad revealed for Newcastle clash as Nuno Espirito Santo confirms significant increase in injuries – .


Tottenham left for Newcastle United this afternoon but Nuno Espirito Santo could miss a few key players for the trip to Tyneside.
Spurs will be determined to capitalize on their much-needed three points against Aston Villa just before the international break, but face a tough task against the Magpies.

Newcastle were bought by a Saudi-backed consortium last week for more than £ 300million and St. James’ Park loyalists are expected to bounce back with enthusiasm.

Nuno will be well aware of the challenge his team present and has spoken of an increase in injuries which will please Tottenham fans.

Speaking at his pre-match press conference on Friday afternoon, Nuno revealed that Steven Bergwijn, who has not played for Spurs since their draw with Rennes last month, has resumed training with his teammates.

He said: “He joined us yesterday. He is fully integrated into the group. Well trained yesterday, well trained today.

” No pain. So it’s about getting back to his highest level of fitness, but he’s doing it. “

Asked if the trip to Newcastle was too early for him, the Spurs boss replied: “We don’t know, we don’t know, we don’t know because like I said we have to first to be everyone together, then we will assess, prepare and decide. “



Steven Bergwijn could return to Tottenham squad against Newcastle United

Meanwhile, Nuno has also confirmed that Ben Davies has returned to training, but Ryan Sessegnon is not yet fit enough.

The Tottenham manager also posted an update on the South American quartet of Cristian Romero, Giovani Lo Celso, Davinson Sanchez and Emerson Royal, who all represented their country during the international break.

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Due to the distance and times of their respective trips, it may be difficult for them to participate on Sunday.

Nuno said: “They are traveling now. They will join us tomorrow and then we’ll see. Then we will see.

“The reports we have are that they finished their games well. Some of them played 90 minutes, Davinson Sanchez no, but what we’re waiting for is for them to join us and then we’ll see. “

All that being said, football.london takes a close look at the squad that might be available for Nuno for the trip to Tyneside, if the aforementioned players aren’t available.

Goalkeepers: Hugo Lloris, Pierluigi Gollini

Defenders: Eric Dier, Japhet Tanganga, Joe Rodon, Sergio Reguilon, Ben Davies, Matt Doherty

Midfielder : Harry Winks, Oliver Skipp, Tanguy Ndombele, Pierre-Emile Hjobjerg, Dele Alli

Forward: Steven Bergwijn, Lucas Moura, Bryan Gil, Harry Kane, Son Heung-min

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