TEAM NEWS: Tottenham Hotspur vs Bayer Leverkusen

Tottenham Hotspur host Bayer Leverkusen at Wembley tomorrow night as they continue their UEFA Champions League campaign. 

Pressure is building on Mauricio Pochettino’s side who have failed to pick up a win in their last five fixtures in all competitions.

Tottenham are currently in second place in Group E following a goalless draw against tomorrow’s German opponents, two weeks ago.

Leverkusen are just one point behind Spurs therefore a win tomorrow night for either side is vital if they are to secure a place within the last 16 of the competition.

The game will be shown live on BT Sport 2 tomorrow night from 19.00, with a kick-off time of 19.45.

Team news for Tottenham suggests that there will be no return for Harry Kane who has been sidelined with an ankle ligament injury which he picked up during a victory against Sunderland in September.

Although the England international is set to return to the match day squad for Tottenham’s Sunday fixture against fierce rivals, Arsenal.

Kane took part in half of Tottenham’s training session earlier today.

 

Spurs manager, Pochettino commented on Kane’s return saying, ““You can see him do the warm-up with the team before the match and be involved in some exercise, but he is not ready for Leverkusen.”

Defender, Toby Alderweireld is also closing in on a possible return to full fitness following a knee injury, he picked up earlier this month against West Brom.

Argentine, Erik Lamela is also expected to recover from an illness.

 

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