Jake Livermore was going to leave on loan, but injury to Sandro could open the door to more playing time and the chance to excel in the right system.
Can Scott Parker change his game?
Scott Parker was the defensive midfield terrier for Harry Redknapp, can he make the necessary attacking changes to his game for Andre Villas-Boas?
Spurs 0 Wigan 1: Latics do a Tottenham
Wigan come out attacking then drop off and defend, much like Tottenham have done on the road, as it finished Spurs 0 Wigan 1 in our Premier League match.
Southampton 1 Spurs 2: Tottenham go right at Saints’ left
Tottenham ruthlessly expose the left side of the Saints defence to get shots in the box, then look to defend as it finishes Southampton 1 Spurs 2.
A big test for Tom Huddlestone
Tom Huddlestone started against Chelsea due to an injury to Moussa Dembele. With the Belgian out for 2 weeks, Huddlestone needs to adapt his game to fit in.
Spurs 2 Chelsea 4: Midfield imbalance costs us
Without Moussa Dembele and Gareth Bale Spurs played well, but the midfield balance of Sandro and Tom Huddlestone costs us as it finishes Spurs 2 Chelsea 4.
Sandro, Moussa Dembele and the evolution of the Spurs midfield
Last season it was Modric and Parker in the centre of the Spurs midfield, this term Sandro and Moussa Dembele are forming a different kind of partnership.
Sandro is more than a defensive machine
Sandro has been a dominant force in front of the defence for Spurs this season. What seems to have gone unnoticed is that Sandro is creating goal scoring chances as well.
Reading 1 Spurs 3: Dembele and Sandro win the points from the pivot
Moussa Dembele and Sandro show the signs of a promising partnership as our super Sunday match at the Madejski finishes Reading 1 Spurs 3.
Who should be starting, Sandro or Jake Livermore?
The arrival of Moussa Dembele at Spurs should see either Jake Livermore or Sandro alongside him. Most fans would go for Sandro, but the Brazilian has been taken off in all three games so far. So, who is the best choice?