Tottenham attacker Lucas Moura might present his aspect with a a lot wanted enhance as he nears a return to motion prior to initially anticipated.
With Harry Kane sustaining an damage final trip towards Man United and Son Heung-min within the UAE on worldwide obligation, the goal-scoring baton might be handed to Moura who will doubtless be the focus of Spurs’ assault within the coming weeks.
As reported by The Guardian, the 26-year-old might be match to face Fulham on Sunday, after a late health check deemed the previous PSG man unfit to face Manchester United final weekend at Wembley.
Moura has scored six occasions within the league for Spurs this time period, however after struggling a knee damage of their FA Cup tie towards Tranmere earlier within the month, the pacy winger has missed their final two video games towards Chelsea and United.
The Brazilian’s return to health might be of specific significance to Spurs followers simply now, who’re confronted with the daunting prospect of enjoying the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final and their Champions League tie towards Borussia Dortmund with out Kane.
What solely intensifies the strain on Moura’s health ranges is Mauricio Pochettino’s reluctance to bolster the squad throughout this month’s switch window, after failing to make a single signing in final summer time’s window in addition.
Tottenham’s damage disaster has struck at a vital time of the season, with the membership going through two knockout cup matches earlier than the top of this month, that means they might be competing on simply two fronts come the start of February.
The pivotal second leg within the Carabao Cup semi remaining will happen after Spurs’ journey to Fulham this weekend, as Pochettino’s males journey to Stamford Bridge subsequent Thursday to aim to cling on to their slender one-goal lead and attain their first remaining since 2015.