Mendy missed Sunday’s London derby victory with a knock he picked up in midweek against Zenit St Petersburg and was replaced by Kepa Arrizabalaga, who kept a clean sheet.
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Title holders City suffered an opening day defeat at Tottenham Hotspur but responded with wins over Norwich City, Arsenal and Leicester City to move up to fourth.
Son has started the season in brilliant form for Tottenham, scoring the winning goals in their August victories against Man City and Watford
The 19-year-old attacking midfielder, who was let go by Spurs for nothing three years ago, is attracting interest from several clubs
Spurs opened their campaign with an impressive 1-0 victory over the champions Manchester City last weekend, while Wolves began life under new head coach Bruno Lage with a 1-0 loss at Leicester City.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Portuguese side pipped Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in the first leg play-off of the newly introduced ECL tie on Thursday in Portugal.
The England Under-21 international, who came through the Spurs academy earlier in his career, was representing his club against Benfica in the Champions League playoff round.
The move appears to form part of a rebuilding process at the north London side, with Belgium defender Alderweireld leaving despite having two years left on his contract.
The England international is believed to be a leading transfer target for Pep Guardiola’s side, who are also being linked with a move for Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane.
Kane, who is valued at over 100 million pounds ($138.26 million, about N69 billion), is currently at the European Championship with England.
The WBA, WBO and IBF heavyweight champion of the world and his team had spent months negotiating an undisputed heavyweight title fight with Tyson Fury.
Mourinho had been out of work for just over two weeks, after being sacked by Tottenham Hotspur on April 19.
The Premier League’s Big Six clubs: Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, all confirmed their intentions to sign up on Sunday before withdrawing on Tuesday evening.
Mourinho had only won one of his last six matches in all competitions before being relieved of his duties by Tottenham, who got off to a winning start under Ryan Mason against Southampton on Wednesday.
Manchester City were the first to formally confirm on Tuesday night that they were quitting the competition, two days after it was announced amid wide-ranging outrage.
Spurs dismissed Mourinho after 17 months in charge with the club seventh in the Premier League ahead of Sunday’s EFL Cup final against Manchester City.
Mourinho, 58, replaced Mauricio Pochettino in November 2019, but has now been dismissed after a dismal domestic campaign and failure in the Europa League
The England captain’s latest injury comes ahead of Tottenham playing Manchester City in the English League Cup final on April 25, the only shot at a trophy this season for Jose Mourinho’s team
Arsenal are currently 10th in the table, having picked up just 38 points from 27 matches this season, while Tottenham occupy seventh, five points behind fourth-placed Chelsea with a game in hand.
The International Football Association Board’s meeting on Friday could not be more timely after the Cottagers were denied an equaliser by a harsh handball rule in the second half.