Tottenham Hotspur is struggling to maintain its form after facing a defeat against Arenal.
Tottenham has another blow before the clash against Brighton this weekend. Dejan Kulusevski will miss the Brighton game.
As per the report of Athletic, The winger picked up a hamstring injury while playing for Sweden during the international break. international break.
The Swedish forward missed the Premier League clash against Arsenal which resulted in a 3-1 loss last week. He also missed the Champions League fixture against Frankfurt with a goalless draw. His absence is highly possible in the upcoming Premier League fixture.
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Since his arrival in January on a loan deal from Juventus on €10 million deal, the former Juve forward has made 29 appearances in the Premier League with six goals and 11 assists so far. Tottenham Hotspur is considering making his move permanent very soon.
But Spurs are struggling with the current starting XI in the last two games. After seeing a red card in the North London derby, Emerson Royal has faced a lot of criticism.
Former Arsenal man, Paul Marston thinks that the Brazilian is not good enough for the North London side, as he said: “Emerson Royal is not good enough and tends to struggle badly when he’s off it. I like Ivan Perisic, but he isn’t getting any younger, so Conte has a thing or two to think about.”
Another Spurs’ right wing-back Matt Doherty is in the same situation. Despite being fit to play, he has played just 26 minutes in all of the Spurs’ games.
In the former Leeds United striker Noel Whelan’s opinion, Both Tottenham Hotspur right-wing-backs Matt Doherty and Emerson Royal need to “play for their careers” in the upcoming fixtures.
As he told Football Insider: “Doherty now has to go out and play for his career at Spurs – and that’s the same for Emerson Royal, they’ve got to fight – horribly if need be – to stay at the club.”
Tottenham Hotspur will miss Emerson Royal, Lucas Moura, and Dejan Kulusevski for their today’s away fixture against Brighton. They are currently third in the league table.
Antonio Conte’s tactics have heavily relied on wing-backs, and the Spurs do not have enough quality on the right side.
After the sudden demise of the Spurs’ squad’s fitness coach Ventrone, the official statement from the club confirmed that the club will pay tribute to their late fitness coach with a minute’s applause ahead of the 5.30 pm kick-off against Brighton.
After making a 3-3 draw against Liverpool, Trossard and his team Brighton are in fiery form from the start of this season. Brighton is currently next to Tottenham in the league table, and Conte has to win this game to maintain its 3rd position in the league table. Otherwise, Brighton may surprise the visitors again by going third on the table.
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