ottenham have been handed a major increase forward of Saturday’s assembly with Bournemouth, with Ange Postecoglou revealing James Maddison needs to be out there to play.
New signing Maddison has made a wonderful begin to life at Spurs however was filmed on crutches whereas sporting a protecting boot within the aftermath of final weekend’s 2-0 win over Manchester United.
It had been feared that the ankle injury would possibly maintain him out till subsequent month, however Postecoglou was optimistic in regards to the England worldwide’s probabilities of showing at Bournemouth on Saturday.
“Madders trained today unrestricted”, the Aussie mentioned. “We’ll see how he holds up, however in the meanwhile he will likely be out there.
“I feel it was the incident when [Cristian] Romero bought introduced down. He had a shot and it was a block-tackle. His ankle was a bit sore after that, however the medical team sorted him.”
Postecoglou added: “There was no real push to have him available. It was down to him. People would have seen him in a moon boot, but it was more precautionary. He has felt good and probably could have trained yesterday.”
Meanwhile, Rodrigo Bentancur, Bryan Gil and Ryan Sessegnon are nonetheless out with long-term accidents. The similar is true of goalkeeper Alfie Whiteman, who had surgical procedure on an ankle injury in pre-season.
Predicted Tottenham XI: Vicario; Porro, Romero, Van de Ven, Udogie; Sarr, Bissouma; Kulusevski, Maddison, Son; Richarlison
Injuries: Bentancur, Gil, Sessegnon, Whiteman
Time and date: 12:30pm BST on Saturday, August 26, 2023
Venue: Vitality Stadium