TOTTENHAM’S TEAM NEWS
The Spurs have been boosted by the results of an MRI scan of Richarlison’s calf injury against former club Everton on Saturday. The Brazil international has already been barred from Wednesday’s match, which starts at 8:15pm BST and is live Amazon Prime video in the United Kingdom. However, manager Antonio Conte has emphasized that the player will return to his home country for the World Cup final and the problem is not as serious as first feared.
Dejan Kulusevski could still play at Old Trafford, while Conte explains: “It will be a game-by-game decision. I don’t know anything about the game against United. The medical department is working to recover him, but at the same time there are situations where you slow down. should go and not speed up the process. We hope to have him in the squad soon.”
Meanwhile, the Italian coach also told the club’s official channels: “Now we have to push Lucas Moura to get a good physical condition. We also have Bryan Gil, who has improved a lot in the last three months.”
Defender Emerson Royal is still banned after his red card in the North London derby defeat to Premier League leader Arsenal. Japhet Tanganga is also currently offside.