Tottenham fans call for Wimmer after Alderweireld injury

Belgium's Toby Alderweireld in action with Italy's Eder

Tottenham Hotspur may have to make a key change in the heart of their defence.

Gillingham's Cody McDonald in action with Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer

Tottenham Hotspur fans would have held their collective breath as they watched centre-back Toby Alderweireld stretchered off the field during the 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion this weekend.

After all, the Belgian international has been nothing short of sensational this season and Spurs will not want to be without the former Atletico Madrid man for any longer than they have to.

Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld celebrates scoring their first goal

There is no official news regarding the injury as yet, but soon after Alderweireld left the field at The Hawthorns Tottenham fans took to social media to call for a forgotten player’s inclusion.

Kevin Wimmer was superb when he stepped in for the injured Jan Vertonghen last season. However this time out he has been overlooked time and again, not even included in the vast majority of match-day squads.

Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer in action with Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Eric Dier replaced Alderweireld on Saturday, yet the England international has looked well below his best this season and Wimmer is many fans’ choice to step in, even if some have questioned whether the Austrian and Vertonghen are the perfect match.

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