Pierre Hojberg will, even though he was underwhelming on the weekend, take his rightful place in front of the back four. The stalwart never misses a Premier League start and there’s ample reason for his unerring place in the team.
Giovanni Lo Celso, while withdrawn early in the second half, enjoyed a decent outing against Leeds. He started the move on Tottenham’s goal and played some smart balls out of his deeper midfield position. He was overran in midfield, though, and wasn’t helped out much by Hojberg’s lacklustre day at the office. But the Argentinian deserves to retain his spot.
The more advanced positions remain unchanged, with Gareth Bale and Son Heung-min lining up on either side. Son is a shoo-in, while I feel it’s incumbent upon Mason to give Bale a consistent run of games to end the season.
That way Spurs can gain a more solid idea of whether they want to extend the Welshman’s loan for another season. If Mason doesn’t play him, we’ll never know if Bale has it in him to end the season on a high note.