Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino offers hope to Serge Aurier

Mauricio Pochettino representing the Noah's Ark Children's Hospice attends BGC Charity Day at One Churchill Place on September 11, 2019 in London, England.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Serge Aurier is back in his thinking ahead of his side match against Crystal Palace.

Mauricio Pochettino of Tottenham during the Audi cup 2019 final match between Tottenham Hotspur and  Bayern Muenchen at Allianz Arena on July 31, 2019 in Munich, Germany.

Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino has told Football London that Serge Aurier could be an option at the weekend.

Aurier has not played for Spurs at all this season, after speculation over his future was rife in the summer.

Calcio Mercato claims that Tottenham very nearly sold Aurier, with the £23 million right-back being offered out to clubs.

No buyers ended up being found for Aurier, and the Ivorian has remained at Hotspur Way.

 

Pochettino has overlooked Aurier so far, even with Spurs having limited options at right-back.

But the Spurs boss has now included the 26-year-old in the list of options he is considering for Tottenham at Crystal Palace.

"We have plenty of options for Saturday. Of course, we played Davinson Sanchez. Kyle, after his injury, is with the group and Serge Aurier," he said.

"On the other side we have Ben Davies, Danny Rose and Ryan Sessegnon. We need to assess tomorrow the cases of Tanguy Ndombele, Ryan and Kyle tomorrow what condition they are in. We have seven games in 21 days. It's going to be tough and we need all at their best."

Serge Aurier of Spurs in action during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United at Wembley Stadium on January 4, 2018 in London, England.

With Kyle Walker-Peters only just recovering from injury, Juan Foyth still sidelined, and Davinson Sanchez also picking up a knock, Aurier could be Spurs’s best option at right-back now.

The former PSG man has been far from consistent since arriving from Tottenham, but he is at least a natural in the position.

Tottenham are under pressure to beat Palace, after what has been a slow start to the campaign.

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