Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is confident of being able to call upon Toby Alderweireld against Tottenham this weekend.
The Belgium defender left the field on a stretcher at Stoke last week with what the Saints boss said was a "dislocated shoulder", yet he is in line to feature against Spurs on Saturday.
Victor Wanyama (suspension) and Filip Djuricic (ankle) remain absent, as do Fraser Forster, Jay Rodriguez and Emmanuel Mayuka. Sam Gallagher will not feature, despite scoring the winner in Monday's...
Mauricio Pochettino blamed Tottenham's lunchtime lethargy this season on the Europa League campaign.
Of 10 Premier League matches kicking off at noon, 12:45 or 1:30, Spurs have won two -- against QPR last August and Arsenal in February -- collecting nine points out of a possible 30.
Six of the matches followed Europa League games on Thursday nights, and Spurs lost four of those and drew the other two.
Pochettino, whose side play his former club Southampton at 12:45 at St Mary's on Saturday, said:...