Tottenham confirmed lineup, Dele Alli starts in unfamiliar role

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Tottenham take on league leaders Manchester City in the Premier League today.

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has opted to field Dele Alli in an unfamiliar central midfield role.

The England international is used to playing further up the pitch behind the striker however, Christian Eriksen has been moved into the centre in order to make space for Moussa Sissoko.

Pochettino has stuck with the Korea international Son Heung-min up-front with Vincent Janssen dropping to the bench.

Here is your #THFC team to face @mancity this afternoon! #COYS

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The north London based club are on a three game winning run and have conceded just one goal in their last four games.

Tottenham can overtake Liverpool to move back into second spot in the Premier League if they record a victory over City today.

However, City are unbeaten since the appointment of Pep Guardiola and have won every game so far in the Premier League. The Citizens were held to a 3-3 draw by Celtic in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday evening.

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