Jose Mourinho confirms Eric Dier & Japhet Tanganga are not available for Tottenham vs LASK

Jose Mourinho confirms Eric Dier & Japhet Tanganga are not available for Tottenham vs LASK

Tottenham vs LASK

Tottenham return to Europa League action in just over 24 hours’ time.

After easing through the qualifying rounds, Spurs were drawn in Group J alongside Antwerp, LASK and Ludogorets.

This group, on paper at least, should prove relatively straightforward for the Lilywhites to top.

Tottenham’s first group-stage action of the season will see them play host to LASK on Thursday evening.

You can check out 101’s betting tips for the clash below:

Eric Dier unavailable vs LASK

Ahead of their meeting with LASK, Spurs held a training session on Wednesday morning.

The club opted to live stream the session, allowing fans to get a close-up look at the players.

As Jose Mourinho put his squad through their paces, however, it became apparent that Tottenham were missing a couple of key men.

As reported by various sources, both Eric Dier and Japhet Tanganga were absent from Wednesday’s training session:

And Mourinho has since confirmed during his pre-LASK press conference that both players are set to miss out on Thursday night:

Dier recently returned from international duty with a knock, which saw him sit out Spurs’ 3-3 draw with West Ham this past weekend.

Following the LASK tie, Tottenham will travel to Burnley on Monday for a Premier League clash.

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This article was edited by Conor Laird.