Tottenham Hotspur head coach Nuno Espirito Santo names a strong starting lineup for Sunday afternoon's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Tottenham Hotspur head coach Nuno Espirito Santo has named a strong starting lineup for Sunday afternoon's North London derby against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
Spurs, who currently sit 10th in the Premier League table, have won just one of their last 28 top-flight away encounters against the Gunners and lost 2-1 in this fixture last season.
Nuno has been boosted by the return of Lucas Moura, who is named in today's starting lineup, however Steven Bergwijn remains out with an ankle injury, while Ryan Sessegnon is nursing a hamstring problem.
Captain Hugo Lloris returns between the sticks, replacing Italian goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini, who started in the EFL Cup victory against Wolverhampton Wanderers in midweek.
Centre-back Cristian Romero and left-back Ben Davies drop out of the starting lineup and are replaced by Eric Dier and Sergio Reguilon respectively.
Dele Alli and Tanguy Ndombele retain their midfield roles, while Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg starts ahead of Oliver Skipp, who takes his place on the substitutes bench alongside fellow midfielders Giovani Lo Celso and Bryan Gil.
Moura is joined in attack by Son Heung-min and talisman Harry Kane, who is bidding to become the highest Premier League goalscorer against Arsenal.
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