Tottenham fans want Pochettino to start Dembele against Leicester

Manager Mauricio Pochettino smiles during a Tottenham Hotspur press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League Group E match against Bayer 04 Leverkusen at the Tottenham Hotspur...

Tottenham face Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur speaks to the media during the Tottenham Hotspur FC press conference at the Tottenham Hotspur FC Training Centre on December 6, 2016 in...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino is likely to be considering a reshuffle to his Spurs starting line-up following Saturday's disappointing draw against West Bromwich Albion - and fans want him to start Mousa Dembele.

The north Londoners go up against 2015-16 Premier League champions Leicester City on Tuesday night, tasked with bouncing back immediately from dropping points at home to West Brom as they drew 1-1.

It has seen Spurs drop out of the Premier League's top four places, with north London rivals Arsenal overtaking them into fourth place following Alexis Sanchez's injury-time penalty to win 1-0.

Tottenham Hotspur's Belgian midfielder Mousa Dembele (L) and Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vie for the ball during the UEFA Champions League Group H football match...

Spurs informed fans on their official Twitter account that midfield mainstay Harry Winks could miss the clash through illness, while Victor Wanyama remains sidelined with a knee injury.

That has led to fans calling on Pochettino to pick 70-time Belgium international Dembele to start over Winks in midfield, which is likely to see him line-up alongside Eric Dier.

One fan believes alongside Dier, Dembele can "dictate the game".

 

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