Team value and players to watch: Spurs v Liverpool possible line-ups compared

December 26, 2019

first_imgAnd let’s not forget Spurs’ main man Harry Kane who signed for absolutely nothing!One to watch: Lucas MouraAs Premier League Player of the Month for August, Lucas Moura has to be viewed as Spurs’ biggest threat.The Brazilian has three goals this season and starred in the north London side’s 3-0 demolition of Manchester United last month. 7 Tottenham entertain Liverpool at Wembley in what is the standout Premier League fixture this weekend.The visitors are currently top of the Premier League having won their opening four games while fifth-placed Spurs will be looking to bounce back from their disappointing defeat at Watford last time out. A defeat could see Spurs drop out of the top five this weekend 7 How Spurs may line-up against the Reds 7 Team value: £323.5mWhile there are the likes of James Milner and Trent Alexander-Arnold who haven’t cost the club a thing, Liverpool’s team is considerably more expensive than Spurs’.In fact, the transfers of Virgil van Dijk (£75m) and Alisson (£67m) to Merseyside is worth £24.5m more than this Spurs predicted XI. Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade huge blow Liverpool’s defence has looked a reasonably solid outfit so far – minus the hiccup of Alisson giving away a goal against Leicester – but Moura could give them their biggest test of the 2018/19 campaign yet. Team value: £117.5mTen years ago this would have been considered a very expensive team but nowadays it is a relatively cheap total.Spurs owner Daniel Levy is particularly  skilled in the art of making a pretty penny but their inability to recruit any new players this summer was widely criticised.However, when you look at the likes of Christian Eriksen moving to the club for a mere £11million or Kieran Trippier for £3.5m this is still a very good team that’s been largely built on the cheap. 7 Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? REVEALED shining Spurs will be without captain Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli for the game while Heung-min Son is not expected to start the game as he returns from South Korea’s Asian Games triumph.Liverpool’s only injury concerns are Dejan Lovren and Adam Lallana as they look to build on their promising start.But how are the teams expected to look for Saturday lunchtime’s clash? Below you can see talksport.com’s predicted Spurs v Liverpool teams, their value and one player to watch from each side. 7 The Reds bolstered their squad after spending over £170m this summer on new signings Alisson, Naby Keita, Fabinho and Xherdan Shaqiri while their opponents for the weekend did not spend any money.One to watch: Sadio ManeMohamed Salah was the Reds’ star man in the summer but Mane has certainly been the club’s best attacker this season.The Senegal international has four goals in four games this season and will be licking his lips at the prospect of coming up against a Spurs defence that looked delicate in the second-half of their loss to Watford. 7center_img Mane has made a blistering start to the campaign Latest Premier League News Naby Keita could be recalled to the Reds’ starting XI Davinson Sanchez is Spurs’ record signing after being bought for £42m in August 2017 possible standings Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card silverware Van Dijk is more expensive than all of Spurs’ back line REVEALED no dice Moura scored two goals in Spurs’ win at Old Trafford Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won smart causal 7 England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester starslast_img

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