When Tottenham Hotspur and Inter Milan open the 2018/19 Champions League campaign at San Siro next week, it is likely that the London club does not have two of its most powerful players.
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Dele Alli of Tottenham Hotspur in action during the Premier League match between Watford FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road on September 2, 2018 in Watford, United Kingdom. Photo by Mike Hewitt / Getty Images
Sky Sports reported that goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and midfielder Dele Alli will be discarded for the Tottenham league game with Liverpool this weekend and their first Champions League match at Inter Milan next week.
According to reports, Lloris is expected to remain out for several weeks with a thigh injury in addition to his problems outside the field where he was fined more than € 50,000 and banned from driving for 20 months after a drunk driving charge. .
The auction was for the 2-1 defeat of Tottenham in Watford and missed the international break with France due to injury.
“He’s going to do another scan to see how the evolution of his injury is going,” Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino told Sky Sports.
There, on the other hand, apparently suffered a muscular strain in the defeat of England against Spain in the match of the League of Nations during the recess.
“(We) are disappointed because we’re going to miss him for maybe this game (against Liverpool) and against Inter Milan in the Champions League,” said Pochettino. “But the most important thing is that it’s not a big problem and it will be available as soon as possible.”
As for Inter, it seems that Lautaro Martinez can be excluded from the clash at Tottenham because of an injury and Sime Vrsaljko can also be ruled out, according to Calciomercato.com.
In addition, Mauro Icardi will undergo medical tests to determine whether he will be ready for the Inter league match with Parma this weekend and the first match of the Champions League.
In addition, it is possible that Henrique Dalbert and Joao Miranda start against Parma to give time for Kwadwo Asamoah and Milan Skriniar to rest before the game with Tottenham.
Inter Milan are sweating because of the physical form of Lautaro Martinez before the Champions League clash next week against Tottenham Hotspur.
After a long absence of six years, the winners of 2009/2010 return to compete in the elite of European football and could not have asked for a more difficult group to have faced the Spurs, Barcelona and PSV Eindhoven.
The Lilywhites travel to San Siro for their first Group B game on September 18 in a match that will evoke memories of eight years ago when Gareth Bale scored a hat-trick in a 4-3 loss for visitors.
A lot has changed since that infamous night.