The Tottenham lineup that should start against Wolves

Jude Summerfield
Mourinho during Tottenham's Carabao Cup quarter final at Stoke
Mourinho during Tottenham's Carabao Cup quarter final at Stoke / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images
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Tottenham will look to get their Premier League campaign back on track with their trip to Wolves on Sunday night.

A run of one point from three games has seen Jose Mourinho's Spurs drop from first to sixth in England's top flight, though they did reach the Carabao Cup semi finals courtesy of a 3-1 win at Stoke on Wednesday, with Gareth Bale, Ben Davies and Harry Kane all scoring.

Here's the side they should field for their day out in the West Midlands.


1. Goalkeeper & Defenders

Erm, Serge mate?
Erm, Serge mate? / Julian Finney/Getty Images

Hugo Lloris (GK) - Could do with a really impressive performance after a few iffy showings. Didn't shown a great command of his box in the games against Stoke and Leicester and needs to play himself back into form.

Serge Aurier (RB) - Put in a horrific performance against Leicester, giving away a penalty and being caught out of position frequently. Matt Doherty played in midweek though, so the Ivorian should come back into the starting XI.

Toby Alderweireld (CB) - Another man who has some making up to do. Scored an own goal against Leicester, having previously looked back to his best.

Eric Dier (CB) - The England international has asserted himself as one of Tottenham's starting centre-backs and thrives during their 'backs to the wall' performances. Only four Spurs players have had more minutes in the Premier League than Dier this season.

Sergio Reguilon (LB) - Ben Davies may have grabbed an important goal at Stoke, but Spaniard Reguilon is likely to be rotated in. He'll offer more attacking threat than the Welshman down the left.


2. Midfielders

Tottenham's most successful summer signing so far
Tottenham's most successful summer signing so far / Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images

Moussa Sissoko (CM) - Came off the bench in midweek to see out the Carabao Cup win and will start from the off here, offering defensive stability but not too much in the final third. Did get the assist for Kane's strike against Stoke, mind.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg (CM) - Denmark international Hojbjerg has been Tottenham's best midfielder so far this season. Watch out for any potential fist bumps over tackles or interceptions.

Tanguy Ndombele (AM) - Worried Spurs fans with his absence against Stoke but was just being rested. Usually pulls out a nice turn or two in the first ten minutes before being clattered by an opposition midfielder.


3. Forwards

Kane celebrates his goal at Stoke
Kane celebrates his goal at Stoke / Chloe Knott - Danehouse/Getty Images

Steven Bergwin (RW) - Gets through a lot of defensive work helping out Aurier on the right. Could do with some attacking returns to boost his confidence but is the player Mourinho trusts right now to partner Kane and Son up front.

Harry Kane (ST) - Nine goals and ten assists in the league is a remarkable return for the England captain, though he couldn't net in the defeats to Liverpool and Leicester. Usually gets back on track after a few goalless games, so expect him to do the business on Sunday.

Son Heung-min (LW) - Son has already matched his league goal tally from last season with his 11 strikes. His partnership with Kane has been one of the stories of the season.


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