Mauricio Pochettino delighted to have Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Ryan Mason back

Ryan Mason made his return to action in Tottenham Hotspur's match against Bournemouth last weekend.

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has told the Hamstead and Highgate Express that it is good news Ryan Mason has made it off the treatment table.

Mason picked up an injury against Sunderland midway through September, which has disrupted his campaign.

However, after the 24-year-old was used as a substitute in Tottenham’s most recent fixture – a 5-1 win over Bournemouth – Pochettino says that the central midfielder is now back to full health and in starting contention.

“It’s good news for us,” he said. “It’s important because until Sunderland he was a very important player for us, he scored a great goal. We trust in him and it’s always important that all players are fit.”

Mason was one of Spurs’ most consistent players over the early part of the campaign, but the team have been very strong during his time on the sidelines.

Tottenham have gone unbeaten in their last nine Premier League matches, and their central midfield department is packed with quality.

Eric Dier and Dele Alli have formed a formidable partnership at the base of Spurs’ midfield, while Mousa Dembele has also shown his form in recent fixtures.

It means that Mason faces a fight to win his spot in the team back, with competition for places at White Hart Lane as fierce as ever.

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