LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Tottenham manager André Villas-Boas has handed a starting place to debutant Christian Eriksen in today EPL clash against Norwich City at White Hart Lane.
The Denmark midfielder comes in the side, following his £11m move from Ajax this summer and he comes in to replace the injured Etienne Capoue, who started against Arsenal in the 1-0 defeat.
Also coming in for Tottenham is Gylfi Sigurdsson and he comes in for Nacer Chadli who is not involved altogether today, while club record signing Erik Lamela remains on the bench.
Tottenham are hoping to return to winning ways, as Roberto Soldado leads the attck, while Mousa Dembele, Paulinho and Andros Townsend all start.
Meanwhile, Chris Hughton makes no changes to his Norwich City side which beat Southampton in the last out, which means that summer recruit Gary Hooper starts on the bench after returning from a shin injury.
Tottenham v Norwich
Tottenham: Lloris, Walker, Dawson, Vertonghen, Rose, Dembele, Paulinho, Townsend, Eriksen, Sigurdsson, Soldado
Subs: Kaboul, Holtby, Naughton, Defoe, Friedel, Sandro, Lamela
Norwich: Ruddy, Whittaker, Turner, Bassong, Garrido, Snodgrass, Fer, Johnson, Redmond, Elmander, van Wolfswinkel
Subs: Martin, Howson, Hooper, Pilkington, Bunn, Olsson, Tettey
Referee: Lee Mason (Lancashire)