Leicester vs Tottenham team news: Knee injury rules out Christian Eriksen as Harry Kane starts while Gokhan Inler on bench for Foxes

Erik Lamela starts for Spurs in the only change to both sides

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Harry Kane is fit to lead the Tottenham attack in their Premier League clash with Leicester, but Christian Eriksen misses out after suffering a knee injury.

Kane had to be replaced midway through the second half during the 2-2 draw with Stoke last weekend, with Erik Lamela coming on in his place. However, Lamela starts alongside Kane at the King Power Stadium due to Eriksen’s absence in a team that is otherwise unchanged.

Leicester have made a stunning start to the season to shut up their critics with two victories on the spin, and manager Claudio Ranieri names an unchanged line-up for the clash.

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New signing Gokhan Inler is named on the bench, having completed a £5m move from Italian side Napoli in midweek.

 

Line-ups:

Tottenham: Lloris, Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Davies; Dier, Mason, Chadli, Dembele, Lamela; Kane.

Subs: Vorm, Rose, Trippier, Alli, Bentaleb, Carroll, Onomah.

Leicester: Schmeichel, De Laet, Huth, Morgan, Schlupp, Albrighton, Drinkwater, King, Mahrez, Okazaki, Vardy.

Subs: Schwarzer, Kanté, Kramarić, Ulloa, Fuchs, Benalouane, Inler.

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