Tottenham coach Mauricio Pochettino has Friday confirmed that Toby Alderweireld is almost back. The Red Devil can Saturday the group training resume. The Argentine left an opening for a possible return next week Saturday in the FA Cup party at vierdeklasser Newport. “We have a whole week of training to see if he is ready for that competition,” said Pochettino.
“We are going to Toby slowly in the group integration”, explained the Spurs coach. “Step by step we build up his fitness with the intention to re-wedstrijdfit. Perhaps that may all be against Newport.”
Alderweireld has been since november 1, out with an injury to the hamstring, which he suffered in the team contest of the Champions League at home against Real Madrid (3-1). In the first instance was his comeback around Christmas expected, but that turned out to be too optimistic.
In addition to Alderweireld will miss the Spurs Sunday in the league game at Southampton also have the long-term in an Danny Rose (knee) and Harry Winks (only). Fixed goalkeeper Hugo Lloris is sick. The medical staff follows his situation to see whether on Sunday he will be available.