Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino should pick Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen together again

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Tottenham Hotspur are set to take on Leicester City in their next outing.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton FC at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on December 05, 2018 in London,...

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino should re-unite Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld in defence for his side’s next match against Leicester City.

Alderweireld and Vertonghen have been split up in Tottenham’s last two outings, which has been rather surprising.

Pochettino has stuck by Juan Foyth, but now is the time for the Argentine defender to be taken out of the Lilywhites’ team.


Foyth has performed admirably, given his lack of experience, after being handed a chance in recent weeks.

However, he has been guilty of making errors, and he does not have the same assurance about him as Alderweireld and Vertonghen at this stage of his career.

Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen celebrates Tottenhams second goal during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Tottenham Hotspur at the American Express Community...

Tottenham’s defence has not looked particularly solid in either of their last two matches, against Southampton or Arsenal, and it will come in for a test at the weekend.

Spurs travel to the King Power Stadium on Saturday evening, where Leicester lie in wait.

The Foxes have the attacking quality to hurt Spurs if they are not at the top of their game.

And Pochettino should see now as the perfect time to make sure his two most solid defenders are starting alongside each other again.

Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool FC at Wembley Stadium on September 15, 2018 in London, United Kingdom.

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