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Andros Townsend available for League Cup clash against Nottingham Forest

Andros Townsend has recovered from a leg injury. Credit: PA

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is expected to ring the changes for Wednesday's League Cup third-round tie at home to Nottingham Forest.

Michel Vorm could make his Spurs debut in goal while Ben Davies, Fazio, Kyle Naughton, Benjamin Stambouli, Aaron Lennon and Roberto Soldado may all come in.

Andros Townsend has recovered from a leg injury and is available but Kyle Walker is still sidelined after undergoing abdominal surgery earlier this month.

Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Naughton, Rose, Davies, Vertonghen, Chiriches, Dier, Kaboul, Fazio, Capoue, Stambouli, Paulinho, Dembele, Bentaleb, Eriksen, Lennon, Townsend, Chadli, Lamela, Soldado, Adebayor, Kane.


Oviedo set to return for Everton in League Cup

Bryan Oviedo. Credit: PA

Everton full-back Bryan Oviedo is set to put eight months of injury frustration behind him on Tuesday with a return to first-team action against Swansea in the League Cup.

The Costa Rica international featured for the Toffees Under-21 side recently as he stepped up his rehabilitation from the broken leg he suffered in January which ruled him out of the summer's World Cup.

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