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Attacking role makes Sissoko a sound buy.

FOOTBALL TOTTENHAM'S second string had an uncomfortable time when drawing 2-2 at Rochdale in the FA Cup fifth round ten days ago but many fringe players will get another opportunity as the Londoners prepare to face Dale in tonight's replay at Wembley, writes Dan Childs.

Harry Kane came off the bench to boost a lacklustre Spurs performance at Spotland but he has started just two of four FA Cup ties this season and is likely to be given a breather to keep him fresh for upcoming matches at home to Huddersfield and Juventus.

Fernando Llorente, Son Heung-Min and Lucas Moura could come into the attack and get whopping goal-minutes quotes, Llorente's as high as 44-48.

Other players will be encouraged to push forward, including Moussa Sissoko, who provided the assist for Moura's goal in the first match.

Sissoko, Harry Winks and Victor Wanyama formed a midfield three at Rochdale and the Frenchman had licence to break forward in support of attacks.

At times he appeared to be part of an attacking front four and if he is used in a similar fashion he will be a goal threat.

Sissoko has notched just twice in 36 games for Tottenham this season but has been a more regular marksman at former clubs Toulouse and Newcastle and looks a fairly cheap goal minutes buy at 11-14.

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Publication:The Racing Post (London, England)
Date:Feb 28, 2018
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