Expected starting XI against AC Milan

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Spurs face AC Milan tonight in their final International Champions Cup game which will be played at the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

Spurs have one victory under their belts after a 4-1 win over AS Roma but tasted a penalty shoot-out defeat in their last outing against Barcelona.

Despite some promising signs from his squad, Mauricio Pochettino has a midfield injury crisis to deal with as injuries to Erik Lamela, Moussa Sissoko and Victor Wanyama have depleted his squad even further.

With injuries in mind, here is our expected starting XI:

Vorm (C); Aurier, Sanchez, Carter-Vickers, Davies; Amos, Eriksen; Lucas, Son, N’Koudou; Llorente. 

After a shaky first-half against Barcelona last week, Pochettino could revert to playing Ben Davies in his more natural left-back role.

Davinson Sanchez has been eased back into action following his World Cup run with Colombia and there is a good chance he may return to the starting XI after a solid second-half performance against the La Liga champions.

The midfield injury crisis may cause a huge change in the centre, with Sissoko and Wanyama both out Pochettino may put his trust in the younger and less experienced Luke Amos and Oliver Skipp.

However, Christian Eriksen will likely start alongside one of the youngsters in Skipp or Amos to provide more support after Georges-Kévin N’Koudou put in a man of the match performance against Barcelona.

It is expected that Fernando Llorente will keep his place in the side as the only senior striker on the tour.

Spurs fans, will the Lilywhites end their pre-season tour with a victory?

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