Tottenham team confirmed vs Rennes: Kane, Lucas, Bergwijn, Gil, Skipp and Ndombele start

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Nuno Espirito Santo has named a strong Tottenham team to face Rennes in the north London club’s first ever Europa Conference League group stage game.

The Spurs boss needs to get positive vibes back into the club after Saturday’s woeful display at Crystal Palace while also keeping players fresh for a big derby against Chelsea this Sunday.

Spurs face arguably their toughest game of their Europa Conference League group with the away game at Rennes and Espirito Santo has not taken the French side lightly.

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Harry Kane starts up front while Tanguy Ndombele and Bryan Gil get to start in the middle with birthday boy Oliver Skipp as Espirito Santo looks to add creativity to the side.

With the absent and injured defenders, Japhet Tanganga and Joe Rodon like again with the former getting the chance to get that red card out of his system.

Steven Bergwijn is back fit plays alongside Lucas Moura on either side of Kane.

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Youngsters such as the in-form Dilan Markanday are on the bench and will also be pushing for minutes in France alongside the established internationals.

Here’s how Spurs line-up on Thursday evening in Rennes.

Gollini; Doherty, Tanganga, Rodon, Davies; Skipp, Ndombele, Gil; Lucas, Kane, Bergwijn.

Substitutes: Lloris, Austin, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Winks, Emerson, Alli, John, Scarlett, Fagan-Walcott, Omole, Markanday

Source by Football London

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