Liverpool vs Tottenham
The countdown is now on for the Champions League final on June 1 between Liverpool and Tottenham.
Liverpool finished the Premier League as runners-up to Man City.
As for Spurs, they ended the campaign in fourth spot behind Chelsea.
Will Jan Vertonghen be fit vs Liverpool?
Jan Vertonghen’s last appearance for Spurs was in the Champions League semifinal second-leg against Ajax.
After the match in the Dutch capital, Vertonghen was pictured on crutches with his leg in a protective boot.
Hate to spoil the Spurs party so early, but this exclusive footage of Jan Vertonghen doesn’t look good. Protective boot on his right foot, the crutches. Smells like an ankle ligament injury.
— Kristof Terreur 📰🎥 (@HLNinEngeland) May 9, 2019
The Belgian played no part in Tottenham’s 2-2 draw with Everton on the final day of the season.
Yet, according to the Guardian on Tuesday, Vertonghen is on course to play in the Champions League final in Madrid. Readers are told:
Jan Vertonghen is confident he will be fit for the Champions League final against Liverpool.
It is understood that although Vertonghen cannot be 100% sure at present, he does feel confident about his prospects for the final.
Harry Kane injury news
After Tottenham’s 3-2 win at Ajax, Harry Kane ran onto the pitch in celebration.
That raised hopes amongst Spurs supporters that Kane would be fit for the final against Liverpool.
How's the ankle, Harry? 😂🤣 pic.twitter.com/SG8MDZhOQE
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) May 8, 2019
The Guardian have today posted the following update on Kane’s battle to be fit in the showpiece:
Harry Kane (ankle ligaments) and Harry Winks (groin) are expected to be available. The situation regarding Davinson Sánchez (thigh) is unclear.