Andre Villas-Boas could name an unchanged side from the team that beat Reading at the weekend for his first Europa League match against Lazio tomorrow night.
Benoit Assou-Ekotto is ruled out with a knee injury meaning Kyle Naughton is likely to continue at left-back.
There is a chance though that Jan Vertonghen could move across to full-back, where he has played for Belgium, making way for either Michael Dawson or Steven Caulker to deputise with William Gallas
Scott Parker has not recovered yet from an ankle injury and Jake Livermore is out with a groin strain meaning Sandro, Mousa Dembele and Tom Huddlestone will compete for the two starting spots in
Emmanuel Adebayor is ruled out with a hamstring injury leaving in-form Jermain Defoe to spearhead the attack.
The Tottenham boss may use the occasion to initiate new signings and there is a possibility therefore that Hugo Lloris could make his debut in goal instead of Brad Friedel while Clint Dempsey is