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Spurs predicted lineup vs LASK: Giovani Lo Celso returns to starting lineup

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Spurs predicted lineup vs LASK: Giovani Lo Celso returns to starting lineup

Tottenham Hotspur are on the cusp of booking their place in the knockout stages of the Europa League ahead of their penultimate group game.

A point against LASK on Thursday will be enough for Jose Mourinho’s men. But of course, they will want to leave themselves with the best chance of finishing top of the group heading into the clash with Royal Antwerp later this month.

Tottenham Hotspur v PFC Ludogorets Razgrad: Group J - UEFA Europa League

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So it would be no surprise to see Mourinho start with a strong lineup in Austria this week.

That may mean that the likes of Dane Scarlett and Harvey White have to bide their time before they get further opportunities in the competition after featuring against Ludogorets recently.

PFC Ludogorets Razgrad v Tottenham Hotspur: Group J - UEFA Europa League

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Europa League regulars such as Carlos Vinicius, Dele Alli and Harry Winks will surely start. Meanwhile, Gareth Bale should also feature from the off after being an unused substitute at the weekend.

Matt Doherty may return after missing the trip to Chelsea. It could be an important game for the summer signing with Serge Aurier proving incredibly impressive recently.

 

The one change from last Thursday may come in midfield. Tanguy Ndombele should surely be rested ahead of the North London derby.

And thus, Giovani Lo Celso – who earns £70,000-a-week, according to Spotrac – could make his first start in almost a month.

With that in mind, here is a predicted lineup for Thursday’s clash in full…

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