Tottenham Hotspur v Newcastle United: match preview

By | 1st February 2019

Newcastle have lost seven consecutive games at Wembley since they won the FA Cup in 1955 but they will arrive with renewed optimism after their surprise win against Manchester City in midweek. Their new No 10, Miguel Almirón, is unavailable as he awaits a work permit, although the loanee left-back Antonio Barrera is in the squad. Tottenham, still wrestling with the injuries to Harry Kane, Dele Alli and Ben Davies as well as the soaring bill for their new stadium, failed to strengthen for second transfer window running but have their own addition to the squad list, the all-but forgotten £17m Dutch striker Vincent Janssen. “The most important thing now is to treat him properly, because he’s a person and my responsibility is to manage people, not chairs or sofas or furniture,” Mauricio Pochettino said. Mark Tallentire

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