Tottenham Hotspur host Bournemouth at White Hart Lane on Saturday looking to close the gap on leaders Chelsea to just four points before the Blues face Manchester United on Sunday afternoon
Boss Mauricio Pochettino is set to hand striker Harry Kane a starting shirt after making his return from injury against Watford last week, with Vincent Janssen likely to drop down to the substitutes’ bench.
Midfielder Victor Wanyama is also available after a back injury, but second-choice goalkeeper Michel Vorm will continue to be assessed.
Danny Rose remains out of contention with a knee injury, but he is due to step up his recovery next week.
As for Bournemouth, Howe is boosted by the return of Tyrone Mings, who is available again after serving a five-match suspension.
However, Dan Gosling is likely to remain on the sidelines with a knee injury, which he sustained against Southampton at the start of the month.
Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies, Dier, Dembele, Son, Eriksen, Dele, Kane
Bournemouth: Boruc; Francis, Cook, Mings, Daniels; Fraser, Arter, Wilshere, Pugh; King, Afobe
HEAD TO HEAD
Saturday’s fixture represents just the fifth time in which the two teams have faced each other in a competitive match, with Spurs claiming two wins and a draw from the previous four contests.