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Sport Wanyama returns to Spurs training

19:16  11 december  2017
19:16  11 december  2017 Source:

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Victor Wanyama (knee) was Spurs ' only absentee. The club confirmed the midfielder "is starting fieldwork training this week as he continues his recovery."

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama has returned to training . The Kenya international took part in a portion of today’s session at Hostpur Way with his team-mates. You can see Wanyama in action today in the photo below. .

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Victor Wanyama has trained with his Tottenham team-mates for the first time since suffering a knee injury in August.

The 26-year-old Kenya midfielder joined the first part of Monday's session in the snow, as he steps up his recovery following four months on the sidelines.

Wanyama sustained the injury in training ahead of Spurs' win over Burnley August 27. He had played in both of the club's opening Premier League games against Newcastle and Chelsea.

Eric Dier had settled into a midfield role in Wanyama's stead but the England star has been forced to play at centre-back because of an injury to Toby Alderweireld more recently.

Manager Mauricio Pochettino has not settled on a midfield pairing since, playing two or three of either Moussa Sissoko, Mousa Dembele, Harry Winks, Dele Alli or Christian Eriksen, as Spurs took a dip in form.

They secured their first Premier League win in five matches by thrashing Stoke City 5-1 on Saturday, with Winks and Dembele in midfield.

A potential Wanyama return over the Christmas and New Year period would give Spurs a huge boost. He was one of their star performers as they finished runners-up in the Premier League last season.

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Chris Paul helped fire the Houston Rockets to their 12th win in a row with a 124-109 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. Paul, who has not featured in a losing game so far this season, scored 28 points and made eight assists and seven steals.James Harden added 28 points for the Rockets, currently on their fourth-longest winning run, but he did not live up to his usual shooting ability, making just two of 11 three-pointers.The Spurs could not answer back, however, with LaMarcus Aldridge leading their scoring with 16 points.

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