Tottenham Hotspur have been dealt some massive blows in the injury department this week, leaving them with a dwindling squad, particularly in two key positions.
Harry Kane will be out of action until early March after picking up an ankle knock against Man United last Sunday.
Heung Min Son is also away on international duty, and will be unavailable for a number of weeks. Lucas Moura remains injured, and Vincent Janssen is still out of favour.
This leaves Fernando Llorente as the only strike option, and Spurs are facing similar issues in central midfield.
After the sale of Mousa Dembele, and injuries to Victor Wanyama, Moussa Sissoko, and Luke Amos, Spurs have been left with little in the way of options.
Eric Dier has returned to the squad, but is unavailable to start on Sunday against Fulham, leaving just Harry Winks and young Oliver Skipp as fit and ready choices.
Pochettino had this to say on injuries (Football London): “In football you have two options, to cry or to see a possibility for another player to play and step up and an opportunity to play in a different way. I am the person that chooses the second option, the possibility for another player to play and to provide the team and be consistent and solid and try to win. It is a massive challenge. For me, rather than to sit in my chair and cry it is to find another way to try and challenge ourselves and be consistent and keep the same level of performance.”
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