Manchester United’s first league game in nearly 100 days sees the Red Devils travel to London to take on former boss Jose Mourinho’s Spurs side on Friday night. This will be United’s first ever PL clash at the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium- the 58th different venue they’ve visited on the road in the top flight.
Given the three month plus gap, this fixture feels like the first of a new season, rather than one in the final third of the current season. The break has aided both sets of players- in particular Spurs, who have a stronger side to choose from than they would’ve originally had this fixture been played in March.
Harry Kane, Heung-Min Son and Moussa Sissoko are all expected to start for the Lilywhites, with Mourinho expected to take a late call on the availability of Argentine star Giovani Lo Celso.
United have only two first team players- Phil Jones and Axel Tuanzebe, unavailable, which gives manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plenty of options to choose from as he seeks to extend their 11 game winning streak across all competitions.
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