Poch optimistic of Mouras return for Chelsea

first_imgMauricio Pochettino is confident that Lucas Moura will be fit enough to face Chelsea in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final.Fernando Llorente was picked up front for Sunday’s Premier League trip to Fulham following the absence of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min.And Spurs had to rely on a late winner from Harry Winks after Llorente’s strike at the wrong end was cancelled by Alli, who later picked up a hamstring injury.Alli limped off ahead of Winks’ late goal and Pochettino stated the England midfielder’s hamstring injury “doesn’t look great” ahead of Thursday’s clash with Chelsea, Spurs holding a 1-0 lead from the first leg.But Pochettino had more welcome news on Lucas.Victor Wanyama, Tottenham Hotspur, Premier LeaguePochettino admits Wanyama remains in his Spurs plans Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Kenyan international, Victor Wanyama, was the protagonist of a summer transfer saga, but in the end, he is set to stay at Tottenham Hotspur.“We are going to be there [against Chelsea] trying to win the game. It’s going to be tough because Chelsea are a very good team,” he told reporters via FourFourTwo.“I hope that Lucas Moura is going to be good. He was training today at the training ground, but we didn’t want to take a risk with him, so we’ll wait until he’s 100 per cent.“Maybe for the bench, maybe he will start the game.”Llorente missed numerous chances to make amends for his own goal, but the striker could not break a Premier League drought lasting over a year.last_img read more

Sensex ends above 27k rise 10295 pts

first_imgMining and energy stocks were among the major gainers on Wednesday, which pushed up Indian market for the sixth day on the trot, helping the benchmark BSE Sensex to scale back 27,000-level as global cues firmed on recovery in crude oil prices. The BSE barometer index jumped by 102.97 points to close at 27,035.85 — a level not seen since August 21.last_img