Lennon started the season ahead of Andros Townsend and it was from his cross at Crystal Palace that Spurs were awarded the penalty from which Roberto Soldado got the season off on the right foot with an opening day win. Since then Lennon has been absent through injury and Townsend has taken the opportunity to impress for Spurs which in turn has taken him into the England squad and selection for the vital World Cup games.
With Aaron Lennon having returned to training before the international break, it is expected that he will be available for selection when Andre Villas-Boas selects his team for the game against Aston Villa on Sunday.
Lennon is unlikely to step straight into the team as it often takes him some time to get back to full match fitness and the sharpness in his game which makes him such a threat to opposing defences. I’ve often written of the spectacle of Lennon and the departed Bale having been such a joy to watch at Spurs but could we now be about to witness a new version to terrorise Premier League full backs – the Lennon and Townsend show?
The loss to West Ham showed that Tottenham still have to find a way to break down well-organised defences but with Lennon and Townsend in full-flow, Spurs must have a better chance of unsettling defenders and creating the goalscoring opportunities inside the penalty area on which Soldado thrives. West Ham knew what to expect from that Tottenham team – they were too predictable but the pace and trickery of the wingers might have unsettled them and given them something to think about.
Here’s hoping that soon we’ll enjoy more of Lennon’s wizardry on the wings at White Hart Lane coupled with the new ‘kid on the block’, Andros Townsend.
Enjoy this video from MontAsir
As the video suggests Lennon who was signed from Leeds United in 2005, is a,
Lightning winger capable of winning any match with a turn of pace down either flank……