Kane And Son To Start Up Top | 4-4-2 Tottenham Hotspur Predicted Lineup Vs Manchester United

Tottenham Hotspur will entertain Manchester United at the Wembley Stadium this weekend after winning three successive matches across all competitions. Spurs are flying high at the moment but will come across a dangerous United side who have turned their fortunes around for the better under their interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjær in recent weeks.

The North London outfit will need to be at their best if they are to claim maximum points from this encounter. Mauricio Pochettino will likely opt for a 4-4-2 formation and play with a midfield diamond to get the best out of his players on Sunday.

4-4-2 Tottenham Hotspur Predicted Lineup To Face Manchester United


Hugo Lloris is expected to get another start for Spurs after he kept a clean sheet against Cardiff City on New Year’s Day. The French goalie has lost his place in the cup competitions to Paulo Gazzaniga so he would be desperate to perform well in the league to prove that he is still the undisputed number one keeper for Spurs.

Both Toby Alderweireld and Davinson Sanchez could operate at the heart of the Tottenham defence as they look to keep the Man United attackers at bay this weekend. Jan Vertonghen will not feature in this match due to injury, but Juan Foyth should be available on the bench.

Kieran Trippier is expected to get the nod ahead of Serge Aurier to start at right-back while Danny Rose would look to put in a solid shift on the other side of Pochettino’s defence. The Tottenham backline needs to have a dominant game if they are to stop the likes of Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard from scoring on Sunday.


Harry Winks will be deployed in a holding midfield role while both Christian Eriksen and Moussa Sissoko looks to be more creative in the opposition half. Dele Alli is expected to play a free-flowing role in midfield behind the Spurs forwards so we can expect the Englishman to make some late runs into the Man United box and cause problems for Solskjær’s defenders.


Pochettino might opt for the striking pairing of Harry Kane and Heung-min Son to lead the lines for the home team up top. Both forwards have been enjoying a rich vein of form in front of goal so they will be tasked with scoring the goals that will make the difference in this contest.

The following two tabs change content below.

Abhinab Ghosh

A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

Share This Article

Celtic To Rival Rangers For The Signature Of This Portsmouth Defender: Good Deal For Rodgers?

Next Story »

Rangers Looking To Pull Off A Deal For This Derby County Ace: Does Gerrard Really Need Him?


  • Why Rodgers Should Target This Fulham Forward To Finally Replace Dembele For Celtic

    3 months ago

    Celtic are not having the best of form despite a few encouraging outcomes in the league in recent weeks. They have claimed a double treble over past ...

    Read More
  • Tottenham Hotspur Keeping Tabs On This 19 Y/O Ipswich Midfielder: A Scout Report

    3 months ago

    According to a recent report by Football. London, Tottenham Hotspur are set to reignite their interest in Ipswich Town wonderkid Andre Dozzell. It is understood that a whole ...

    Read More
  • ‘Hypocrite’ Neil Harris Needs To Get Over The Whining From The Leeds United Match

    4 months ago

    “…their reaction to the goal is completely over the top and a disgrace in English football.”- Neil Harris’ quote to South London Press & Mercury in response ...

    Read More
  • Rangers Sign Young Attacking Starlet: A Scout Report For Gerrard

    4 months ago

    Rangers’ signing juggernaut doesn’t look like stopping as they recently gave a professional contract to Chris McKee who is set to join the Rangers youth academy. The ...

    Read More
  • Scout Report Of £40m Dutch Sensation Wanted By Tottenham Hotspur And Barcelona

    4 months ago

    Tottenham Hotspur may have gone an entire summer without making additions to their squad, but Mauricio Pochettino continues to keep an eye on players who can improve ...

    Read More