The 28-year-old Joshua takes on his WBA mandatory challenger, Povetkin as he returns to Wembley for the first time since his victory over Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 fans in 2017.
Ninety Wolves supporters travelled down to London on Saturday to unfurl the banner at the national stadium during England’s friendly with Nigeria.
“England is a special place for me, having spent so many years playing there, and it is one country I love to go to,’’ Mikel was quoted as saying on the Nigeria Football Federation website on Tuesday.
Pochettino’s side have been nothing short of fascinating for much of this campaign, taking their progressive approach into the Champions League and performing admirably against some of Europe’s contemporary greats
City could have wrapped up the title with a win at home to Manchester United last Saturday, but threw away a two-goal lead to suffer their first home loss of the campaign, falling 3-2 to Jose Mourinho’s side.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere is recalled, while Lewis Cook could make his debut after previously being included in the squad in November.
Spurs were in complete control from start to finish and a strike in each half from Son secured them a fourth successive home Premier League win.
Stephen Humphrys ensured that Rochdale were level at the break after Son Heung-min had given Spurs the lead, but a hat-trick from Fernando Llorente and further efforts from Son and Kyle Walker-Peters ensured that the Premier League side were able to coast into the last eight, where they will face Swansea City.
The hosts took a surprise lead right on the stroke of half time through Ian Henderson, but Lucas Moura marked his full Spurs debut with the equalising goal and Harry Kane looked to have won it for the visitors when he came off the bench to score a penalty two minutes from time.
Harry Kane scored the only goal of the game – and his 32nd of the season – in front of a Premier League record attendance of 83,222 as Spurs claimed local bragging rights in addition to dealing a potentially fatal blow to Arsenal’s hopes of finishing in the top four this season.
The 28-year-old former Olympic champion, currently ranked the world’s top heavyweight, is the odds-on favourite to win the award after his victory over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley in April earned him the WBA and IBO belts to add to his existing IBF title.
West Ham, who are currently 16th in the English Premier League, lost 2-3 at home last month to their London rivals.
Gareth Southgate’s men are on the brink of World Cup qualification ahead of next month’s Wembley encounter against Slovenia and the trip to Lithuania.
The heavyweight champion was last in action a little over four months ago when beating Wladimir Klitschko in a classic bout at Wembley in front of 90,000 spectators.
The striker was absent when former club, Everton, lost to Chelsea in the 2009 FA Cup final due to injury, something Yakubu wants to make amends for
The UEFA Executive Committee selected the thirteen host cities that will stage matches at UEFA EURO 2020, when the competition will celebrate its 60th anniversary in six years’ time on Friday in Geneva.
Meanwhile, the only major question mark in the Bayern Munich ranks is as to whom will partner Dante at centre-back