Tottenham fans react as Pochettino confirms Moura in contention to face Arsenal

Tottenham Hotspur's new Brazil midfielder Lucas Moura gestures to fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

Lucas Moura is "in contention" to start for Tottenham against Arsenal.

Tottenham Hotspur's new Brazil midfielder Lucas Moura gestures to fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Lucas Moura is "in contention" to make his Tottenham Hotspur bow against north London rivals Arsenal on Saturday - and fans are keen to see him play.

The 25-year-old is yet to make his Tottenham bow after being registered too late to face Manchester United, while he was ruled out from facing Liverpool as he was yet to train with Spurs.

Tottenham Hotspur's new Brazil midfielder Lucas Moura gestures to fans on the pitch at half-time during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester...

The Brazil international was then barred from facing Newport County after already featuring for Paris Saint-Germain in the cup this season, but is now ready to face Arsenal on Saturday.

ESPN's Tottenham correspondent Dan Kilpatrick confirmed on Twitter that he was in contention to play.

Spurs will be looking to exact revenge on Arsenal after losing 2-0 in November at the Emirates Stadium, with Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez - now with Manchester United - scoring the goals.

Mauricio Pochettino could include him against Arsenal and fans have reacted on Twitter, with the majority hoping he is given a chance to show what he can do.

One fan, though, questioned that it could mean Son Heung-Min drops out of the side.

 

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