Tottenham team news ahead of Crystal Palace: Why Tanganga was left out and star duo return

Tottenham manager Ryan Mason has dropped Eric Dier for the Premier League game against Crystal while Tanganga doesn’t even make the bench.
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Tottenham caretaker manager Ryan Mason has named defender Emerson Royal in the starting line-up and named midfielder Yves Bissouma on the bench ahead of the Premier League game against Crystal Palace.

The 31-year-old manager hinted in his press conference that both could be back before the end of the campiagn but not many suspected they’d be ready for the game against the Eagles this afternoon.

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Bissouma has been out with an ankle iunjury since February while Emerson picked up a knee injury with Brazil during the last interntaional break and had to undergo surgery.

The return of the duo is a massive boost to the Lilywhites who have won only one of their last seven games and looking for a swift response following a 4-3 loss to Liverpool at Anfield.

The return if the duo means Japhet Tanganga who has featured only four times this season misses out entirely from the match day squad.

Tipped for greatness since breaking through the first team- Tanganga has endured an incredily tough campaign with wide repoprts suggesting he could leave Tottenham in the summer in search of more playig time.

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Another player who has missed out entirely is captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris who will not be playing again for the club this season, even though Ryan Mason did not what to get drawn into talks of his long-term future at the club.

Tottenham’s startying eleven:

Fraser Forster, Oliver Skipp, Hojbjerg, Son Hueg-min, Richarlison, Harry Kane, Emerson Royal, Cristian Romero, Pedro Porro, Ben Davies, Clement Lenglet.