Tottenham Hotspur has received a significant boost as Destiny Udogie is set to return for their upcoming match against Aston Villa. The left-back had previously been sidelined due to hamstring issues but is now ready to take the field again.
Despite this positive news, Spurs will be missing several key players including Micky van de Ven, James Maddison, Richarlison, and Cristian Romero due to injuries and suspension. This adds pressure on an already depleted squad that’s seen Manor Solomon, Ivan Perisic, and Ryan Sessegnon out of action.
Aston Villa poses a formidable challenge as they are just one point behind Tottenham in the league standings. With both teams vying for top positions early in the season, this encounter could have significant implications for their respective campaigns.
Spurs fans have grown concerned after witnessing consecutive defeats in recent matches—a 4-1 thrashing by Chelsea followed by a loss to Wolves despite leading most of the game. These setbacks have raised questions about the team’s direction under manager Ange Postecoglou.
On the other hand, Unai Emery’s Aston Villa suffered a surprising defeat at the hands of Nottingham Forest but had remained unbeaten in their previous five Premier League outings before that slip-up.
With high stakes involved so early in the season, Sunday’s clash between Tottenham and Aston Villa promises to be pivotal. Both sides aim to bounce back from recent disappointments—Tottenham hoping to halt their losing streak, while Villa seeks to cement its status among the top-four contenders.