NUNO ESPIRITO SANTO says he wouldn’t even take into account swapping Harry Kane for Romelu Lukaku.
The Spurs boss stated: “I don’t even take into account that possibility as a result of it’s one thing that I don’t take into consideration – for me, it doesn’t make sense. Harry is a tremendous participant.”
Nuno Espirito Santo thinks Harry Kane is best than Romelu LukakuCredit score: Getty
Lukaku has made a blistering begin to his Chelsea returnCredit score: Alamy
He stated: “I’ve been impressed together with his high quality and expertise.
“I think he still can improve. We are in that process of trying to find the best levels of fitness. But his dedication has been huge.”
Striker Son Heung-min, defender Eric Dier and midfielder Ryan Sessegnon are all injured and set to overlook tomorrow’s residence conflict with Lukaku’s Chelsea.
Attackers Steven Bergwijn and Lucas Moura are additionally huge doubts after selecting up knocks within the 2-2 Europa Convention League draw at Rennes on Thursday.
However Tottenham might be boosted by the return of Argentina duo Giovani Lo Celso and Cristian Romero, plus Colombia centre-back Davinson Sanchez.
The trio have been coaching in Croatia the place they’ve been self-isolating, after travelling to South America on worldwide responsibility with out the membership’s permission.
Nuno stated: “They arrive again Saturday and could have a coaching session within the afternoon. If they’re accessible and match, they are going to be within the squad.
“They are working hard in Croatia with the sports science department. We’ll assess them properly.”
Nuno is just not shocked by how rapidly Thomas Tuchel has turned issues round at Stamford Bridge.
The German guided the Blues to Champions League glory in Could, simply 4 months after taking on.
Nuno stated: “Chelsea are an excellent group and Thomas is doing a tremendous job.
Romelu Lukau is streets forward of Harry Kane on this season’s stat battle
“They’ve a number of strengths, proficient gamers, they play good soccer, they’re organised and intense.
“They’re European champions so we should worth that. However we’ll compete, that is a promise.”
Tottenham received all three of their opening top-flight fixtures, earlier than the wheels got here off in a 3-0 loss at Crystal Palace final week.
However defender Matt Doherty – who performed beneath Nuno at Wolves – is backing his gaffer to get it proper.
He stated: “He is only at the start of his reign, it takes time. You see what he did at Wolves, it takes a few seasons to master it.”
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