Mauricio Pochettino 734128

Predicted Tottenham XI to face Arsenal in the Premier League

After seeing any title hopes surely extinguished by successive league defeats, Tottenham have no time to be disappointed as they host Arsenal in the north London derby at Wembley on Saturday.

Mauricio Pochettino’s men remain in the driving seat to finish in the top four despite consecutive defeats against Burnley and Chelsea. But a defeat in the north London derby could spell danger and Pochettino will surely look to avoid it.

Arsenal, meanwhile, have picked up form at a crucial stage, winning five of their last six Premier League games and will head to the Wembley high on confidence.

Team News

Dele Alli continues to be out with a hamstring injury while Eric Dier has been suffering from tonsillitis.

Jan Vertonghen missed the Chelsea game with a minor hip problem but could return back to the squad on Saturday.

Probable Tottenham XI

Formation: 3-4-1-2

Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Hugo Lloris (GK)

Lloris had had an error-strewn 2018/19 campaign, yet he continues to be the team’s no.1.

Toby Alderweireld (RCB)

Regarded as one of the best defenders in the Premier League, Alderweireld will start on the right of a three-man backline for Tottenham.

Davinson Sanchez (CB)

The Colombian has been a regular starter as a part of the back three. That is expected to continue against Arsenal.

Jan Vertonghen

Jan Vertonghen (LCB)

Vertonghen is likely to be fit to face the Gunners and what a big boost that’ll be for the team. The Belgian is a top defender and will look to help Tottenham earn the bragging rights on Saturday.

Kieran Trippier (RWB)

Trippier had an awful game against Chelsea but Pochettino is likely to stick with the Englishman on Saturday.

Ben Davies (LWB)

It’ll be a tough call for Pochettino with whom to go at left wing-back but the Spurs manager could stick with Davies at the weekend.

Harry Winks

Moussa Sissoko (CM)

The Frenchman isn’t a world beater but does the job effectively in the midfield. His presence is vital if Spurs are to win the game against Arsenal.

Harry Winks (CM)

Winks has grown leaps and bounds under Pochettino this term and will be looking to keep his place in the team.

Christian Eriksen (CAM)

The Dane is Spurs’ biggest creative outlet and will have to be at his best to hurt the Gunners at the Wembley.

Heung min Son

Son Heung-Min (LS)

The South Korean has been in red-hot form and is a certain starter in the north London derby.

Read more: This 27-year-old Arsenal target is exactly what Tottenham Hotspur need to boost their defensive unit in the summer

Harry Kane (RS)

Kane needs a couple of games to regain his mojo but he’ll be pumped up to beat Spurs’ bitter rivals at the weekend.

football formations

CELEBRITIES

Taylor Swift

Zendaya

Travis Kelce

Timothée Chalamet

Tom Holland

Novak Djokovic

Michael Jordan

LeBron James

Tom Brady

Lewis Hamilton

Leave a comment