Nuno Espirito Santo says he wouldn’t even consider replacing Harry Kane with Romelu Lukaku.
The Spurs boss said, “I’m not considering that option because that’s something I don’t think of-for me, meaningless.. Harry is a great player. “
He said: “I was impressed with his quality and talent.
“I think he can still improve. We are trying to find the highest level of fitness, but his dedication was enormous.”
Striker Son Heung-min, defender Eric Dier and midfielder Ryan Sessegnon are injured and miss a clash with tomorrow’s home. Lukaku’s Chelsea.
Attackers Stephen Belfwin and Lucas Moura also have big doubts after picking up a knock in a 2-2 Europa Conference League draw on Thursday in Lenne.
However, Tottenham could be boosted by the return of the Argentine duo Giovani Henrso and Cristian Romero, and Colombian centre-back Davinson Sanchez.
The trio has trained in Croatia, where they are self-reliant, after traveling to South America on an international mission without the permission of the club.
Nuno said, “They will be back on Saturday for a training session in the afternoon. If they are available and appropriate, they will join the team.
“They are working hard with the sports science department in Croatia. We value them properly.”
Nuno isn’t surprised at how fast Thomas Tuchel turned things around at Stamford Bridge.
Germans Blues In May, just four months after taking over, it became the glory of the Champions League.
Nuno said: “Chelsea are a very good team and Thomas is doing a great job.
“They have a lot of strengths, talented players, good football, organized and intense.
“They are European champions, so we have to evaluate it. But we will compete. That’s a promise.”
Tottenham He won all three opening top flight fixtures before the wheel lost 3-0 at Crystal Palace last week.
But defender Matt Doherty, who played under Nuno in the wolf, is helping his lighting technician to get it right.
He said: “He’s just the beginning of his reign, it takes time. You’ll see he was a wolf, it takes several seasons to master it.”
Tottenham boss Nuno Espírito Santo insists he won’t trade “amazing” Harry Kane for Chelsea hotshot Romelu Lukaku
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