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Tottenham Hotspur team news: Injury, suspension news vs. West Ham United

Sports Mole rounds up Tottenham Hotspur's injury and suspension news ahead of Sunday's Premier League clash with West Ham United.

Tottenham Hotspur will return to Premier League action this weekend with a home game against bitter rivals West Ham United.

Jose Mourinho's side put six past Manchester United at Old Trafford in their last league game on October 4 and have picked up seven points from their first four matches of the 2020-21 campaign.

Spurs will now be looking for their fourth straight victory in all competitions when they welcome West Ham to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium for a London derby.

Here, Sports Mole rounds up Tottenham's latest injury and suspension news ahead of the clash with West Ham, who have won their last two Premier League matches in impressive fashion.


Japhet Tanganga

Japhet Tanganga warms up for Spurs on January 11, 2020© Reuters

Status: Out
Type of injury: Thigh
Possible return date: Unknown

Spurs will again be without the services of young defender Japhet Tanganga this weekend, with the Englishman set to spend the next few weeks on the sidelines recovering from a thigh problem.


Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale arrives at the Tottenham Hotspur training ground on September 18, 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Knee
Possible return date: October 18 (vs. West Ham)

Gareth Bale is yet to turn out for Spurs since his return due to a knee problem, but the on-loan Real Madrid attacker has stepped up his recovery over the international break, and it is likely that he will be available for Sunday's clash with David Moyes's side.


Giovani Lo Celso

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Giovani Lo Celso pictured on October 1, 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Thigh
Possible return date: October 18 (vs. West Ham)

Giovani Lo Celso was forced to pull out of the recent Argentina squad due to a thigh problem that he picked up during a training session with Tottenham. The issue is not thought to be serious, though, and the 24-year-old could be available to face the Hammers at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.


Eric Dier

Eric Dier warms up for Spurs on July 2, 2020© Reuters

Status: Minor doubt
Type of injury: Hamstring
Possible return date: October 18 (vs. West Ham)

Eric Dier has emerged as a doubt for Tottenham this weekend after being forced to withdraw from the England squad on Wednesday due to a hamstring issue.


TOTTENHAM'S SUSPENSION LIST

Spurs have no players suspended for Sunday's London derby.


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