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Trio sidelined for Citizens clash

9th April 2019, 10:56 by Bobbie Jackson

Tottenham will be without Erik Lamela, Eric Dier and Serge Aurier for Tuesday’s Champions League tie with Manchester City.

Spurs will make their first European appearance at their new stadium as they look to earn a first-leg advantage over Premier League rivals City.

Dier hasn't been involved for Spurs since the loss to Southampton on March 9 and he isn't ready to return as he continues to nurse a hip problem.

Aurier and Lamela have been training alone after picking up hamstring issues and they still need more time to get back to full strength.

Fernando Llorente will take up a place in the matchday squad after he missed out against Crystal Palace last week due to concussion.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Bobbie Jackson is a reporter with an in-depth knowledge of football at all levels. A Blackpool supporter, Bobbie is also a keen rugby union, boxing, MMA and UFC follower.

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