Danny Rose has returned to training only for photographs of him on the pitches to be greeted by a swathe of ‘fat’ jibes.
Tough at the top.
You’ll forgive me for pointing out the naffing obvious but looking for meaningful form here is far from straightforward. Sure, Spurs have won 3 out the last 4 times these two sides have met, but none of those games took place at Wembley.
To which end, Spurs playing a less than full force XI will be self defeating. We need to meet Real Madrid with our tails up, not arrive with an ongoing identity crisis.
Sanchez has to fly back but he’s not some 8 year old kid with ADHD syndrome. Spend the day in bed Thursday, light training on Friday and he can be subbed if he’s feeling it once Kane’s popped a couple in the visitor’s onion bag.
The trick in the midfield is to hope that Mousa can be in the right condition to play against the Meringues. Dier plus one may work for Jelly & Ice Cream round Dele Alli’s pied à terre, but the Spanish Giants® will go though us like fresh foamy pint of Epsom salts.