News, views and gossip relating to Tottenham Hotspur from the past 24 hours.
Just 24 hours after their stunning 3-0 win over Inter Milan in the Europa League, Spurs are already preparing for another huge game, this time away to Liverpool in the Premier League. Spurs drew the corresponding fixture at Anfield last year 0-0, and this game is likely to be billed as a battle of Player of the Season contenders Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez.
The match kicks off at 4pm on Sunday, and opponents Liverpool have been handed a major boost with the news striker Daniel Sturridge is to return from injury. Defender Martin Skrtel is also likely to miss out for Liverpool, but he has been on the bench in recent games anyway with Jamie Carragher and Daniel Agger preferred.
For Tottenham there is mixed news, with winger Aaron Lennon doubtful after a hamstring injury suffered against Inter Milan. However Emmanuel Adebayor is available for selection after missing out last night.
An Arsenal fan has been arrested after throwing a banana at Gareth Bale during the North London Derby last weekend. He has been charged with public disorder and will attend court on April 12.
Tottenham youngster John Bostock has joined FC Toronto on loan until the end of the season, linking up with former defender Ryan Nelsen who now manages the MLS side. Perhaps somewhat amusingly the Toronto Star describes Bostock as a 'middlefielder', and cites his signing as 'roster reconstruction.
Gylfi Sigurdsson, scorer against Inter last night has spoken at how he believes his decision to snub Liverpool in favour of Tottenham has been proven. We have taken a look at his recent upturn in form and asked if it is connected to the arrival of Lewis Holtby adding further pressure on his place.
Tottenham have been linked with signing Zenit St Petersburg defender Tomas Hubocan, by the player's agent. The 27-year-old centre-back is also said to be wanted by Newcastle but is claimed to be happy in Russia.
Brazilian midfielder Sandro has rejected advances from Serie A clubs to insist he is very much happy at Tottenham. The midfielder is out of action with a knee injury until the end of the season and says he wants to continue with Spurs where he has a contract until 2016.
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