Premier league news Serge Aurier absence for Tottenham against Wolves down to groin injury Last spor news
PremierLeague-News.Com - Japhet Tanganga has started at right-back for Tottenham against Wolves with Serge Aurier missing out on the squad completely
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Ryan Mason has had to slightly change things about in terms of his Tottenham XI for this afternoon's game against Wolves. Expected to make a couple of changes to the side after the 3-1 defeat against Leeds United last week, the Spurs interim head coach only made one alteration for the visit of Nuno Espirito Santo's men. Japhet Tanganga, who has missed out on the squad in the last two league fixtures, was handed a recall as he got the nod ahead of Matt Doherty to replace Serge Aurier in the team. There was to be no place in the squad at all for the Ivorian as he missed out on the matchday 20 completely. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Amid talk of the 28-year-old departing the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the summer to return to former club PSG, many supporters questioned the player's absence with Mason revealing in his pre-match press conference that there was "no change" in terms of injury news. Well, Aurier's omission for the Wolves game is actually due to the fact that he has picked up a groin injury. Speaking to Sky Sports ahead of the game, Mason said: "Serge trained all week but he was feeling his groin.
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. "Japh's got an opportunity, he's trained well the last couple of weeks so he deserves his chance."
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The player will now be hoping that he can return in time for the final week of the season with games against Aston Villa and Leicester City to come. Tottenham do have a big decision to make over their man in the summer with Aurier set to enter the final 12 months of his contract very soon. PSG aren't the only club who have been linked with the attack-minded full-back as AC Milan and Real Madrid have also been mentioned in recent weeks. The Ivory Coast international has made 27 appearances for Spurs in all competitions this season, scoring two and registering three assists in the process.
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