According to Sky Sports, Tottenham Hotspur star Sergio Reguilon is an injury doubt for the Lilywhites’ first Premier League against Newcastle United after the international break – with manager Jose Mourinho facing the possibility of being without him and fellow left-back option Ben Davies.
Reguilon, who has been one of the Lilywhites’ best signings of the summer with midfield enforcer Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, could possibly miss Newcastle after the Spaniard limped off against Aston Villa in their last outing.
Tottenham could be without Reguilon
The 24-year-old, attempting to ease the worries of supporters, took to Instagram with the message ‘everything is fine‘ – but Sky report he is an injury doubt for the clash at St. James’ Park for which many punters will opt for Spurs in their Lucky 31 Bet Calculator selections after a week without domestic football during the international break.
Indeed, Mourinho faces the possibility of being without both Reguilon and Davies after the latter man suffered his own ‘significant’ fitness blow whilst on international duty with Wales.
Tottenham appear to be more optimistic about Reguilon, however, and it is hoped that he could be available for Newcastle after all even if doubts surround his fitness.
The defender has been going through light training work at Hotspur Way but has not yet returned to full sessions – with Reguilon facing a race against time to be fit for their clash against the Magpies.
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Mourinho already knows the impact his absence could have on the team, especially since the Lilywhites boss oversaw Tottenham’s worst run of the campaign from late January to mid-February without the former Real Madrid starlet playing.
Spurs lost four out of five league games while Reguilon was sidelined over that period, and they may have missed his influence going forward.
The Lilywhites star has even averaged more shots per 90 in the English top flight than the likes of Giovani Lo Celso, Steven Bergwijn, Lucas Moura and Tanguy Ndombele this season (WhoScored).
According to a report by Football Insider, Mourinho and Tottenham coaches were immediately blown away by Reguilon upon his arrival in north London – with words like ‘phenomenal‘ being used to describe him behind the scenes.
News that Tottenham could be without the player for Newcastle comes as a potential blow for Mourinho who looks to end the season as strongly as possible.
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