Jan Vertonghen could be one of three Tottenham Hotspur players to return from injury in Sunday’s Premier League clash with Manchester United, according to The Express.
The Express reports that the Belgian international has returned to full fitness after 10 weeks out with a knee problem, and is pushing Kevin Wimmer for his place in central defence.
The 23-year-old Austrian has done a good job deputising for Vertonghen, but Mauricio Pochettino might want to reunite his excellent all-Belgian partnership with Toby Alderweireld.
The Express also understands that Erik Lamela and Clinton N’Jie are available for United’s visit to White Hart Lane after they recovered from a knock and knee injury respectively.
Lamela, who has started 22 of Tottenham’s 32 league games this term, missed last weekend’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool and could regain his starting spot ahead of Son Heung-Min.
Cameroonian forward N’Jie, a summer signing from Lyon, has not played since December’s Europa League victory over AS Monaco, but may come into contention for the bench.
Tottenham welcome the Red Devils looking to make up ground on table-topping Leicester City, who could be 10 points clear of second-place Spurs by the time the Londoners kick off.
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