December 25, 2019

Two summer signings ruled out for Tottenham, Alli faces late fitness test

By admin

first_img Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update BIG PRESENTS UP TOP stalemate on target Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested 2 Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Heung-min Son and Dele Alli could both play for Tottenham this weekend OFF LIVE on talkSPORT Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ But Ndombele sustained a ‘minor injury’ in training this week and will play no part against Newcastle. The game comes too soon for another summer signing, Ryan Sessegnon, who is still nursing a hamstring injury.Dele Alli has returned to first-team training after recovering from a hamstring problem, but faces a late fitness test.And in a boost for Spurs, Heung-min Son is available for selection for the first time this season after completing a three-match ban. Giovani Lo Celso, a loan capture from Real Betis, made his Tottenham debut as a late substitute in their 2-2 draw with Manchester City last weekend.But Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is willing to be patient with the Argentina midfielder’s fitness. He said: “I think Lo Celso is a situation that is not going to be easy. “He was in extended holidays after the Copa America, he didn’t have a proper pre-season and didn’t train too much. “Then signed for us after a week without training. He’s training well but is still so far away from what we expect from him. We need to give him time. AFP or licensors targets Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January “He was involved [against Man City] and will maybe have the possibility to help the team in some points, but we won’t expect too much from him. “We need to not put the responsibility on him, only to improve and adapt himself with us and see. It’s a natural process to learn and improve. “In the moment he will be fit and deserves to play then sure he will have the chance like other players.”Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action. We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – including Liverpool vs Arsenal this weekend. What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Tanguy Ndombele (right) has been a hit so far for Tottenham FAREWELL LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS rookie error Getty Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ 2 deals Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this weekend… Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship latest Tottenham’s club-record signing Tanguy Ndombele has been ruled out of Sunday’s clash with Newcastle.The France international scored on his Spurs debut in a 3-1 win over Aston Villa on the opening day of the season after joining for £55million from Lyon in the summer. Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman LATEST Norwich vs Chelsea (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTDerby vs West Brom (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Sheffield United vs Leicester (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Liverpool vs Arsenal (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTSwansea vs Birmingham (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2last_img