Steve Bruce seems intent on assembling a Spurs B team at Hull City with news that Michael Dawson is a transfer target for the club.
Michael Dawson is back in the Tottenham squad to face Stoke City after a month out with a hamstring injury.
Michael Dawson is back in training, but won't be considered for the weekend's match against Fulham. Kyle Walker and Jan Vertonghen also miss out again, meaning the Spurs backline almost picks itself.
Tottenham's Michael Dawson is in contention to play in Sunday's trip to Liverpool after returning to full training on Tuesday.
Tottenham XI: Lloris; Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Vertonghen; Paulinho, Sandro; Townsend, Holtby, Lennon; Soldado
Substitutes: Lamela, Naughton, Defoe, Dembele, Sigurdsson, Eriksen, Friedel
Club captain Michael Dawson has signed a new three-year contract with Tottenham that will keep him at White Hart Lane until 2016.
Tottenham have continued their summer spending with the signing of Steaua Bucharest centre-back Vlad Chiriches.