Tottenham Hotspur: Injury update and Mauricio Pochettino’s comments on Paul Mitchell


The latest injury news ahead of Tottenham Hotspur’s Premier League clash against Everton at White Hart Lane on Sunday…

Injury boost

Tottenham Hotspur’s chances of winning the Premier League clash against Everton on Sunday have been boosted by the return to training of no fewer than five players.

Younes Kaboul, Danny Rose, Nacer Chadli, Etienne Capoue and Emmanuel Adebayor are all back in training after missing last weekend’s league match against Hull City and Thursday’s Europa League clash against Partizan Belgrade.

However, winger Andros Townsend remains doubtful for Sunday’s match at White Hart Lane because of an ankle injury.

Kyle Naughton is suspended for the encounter against Everton, but Federico Fazio is available for selection and could feature against the Toffees.

Paul Mitchell appointment

Meanwhile, Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that he had nothing to do with the club’s appointment of Paul Mitchell as the head of recruitment and analysis.

Mitchell resigned from his position at Southampton to take up a similar role at White Hart Lane, with many suggesting that Pochettino was a key man behind the move.

“I never spoke about the new appointment,” quotes him as saying. “I know Paul from Southampton but only I say all the best and good luck in his job.”

“No,” said Pochettino when asked if he has any role in the appointment. “The club find him and proposed the job.”

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