Alderweireld expected to be left out of Tottenham Hotspur’s clash against Juventus, fans react

Toby Alderweireld made his return from injury last week, much to the delight of Tottenham Hotspur fans, but it appears that the defender will not be called upon for Tuesday’s last-16 tie against Juventus in the Champions League.

According to The Telegraph, the Belgian will not travel with the squad to Turin, and will instead work on his fitness.

Alderweireld was on the treatment table for just over three months after suffering a hamstring injury during Tottenham’s 3-1 win over Real Madrid in the group stage of the Champions League.

The defender made his return in last Wednesday’s 2-0 victory over Newport in there FA Cup.

The 28-year-old played the full 90 minutes at Wembley, but was not named in the squad that earned a 1-0 triumph over North London rivals Arsenal at the weekend.

Amid reports that Alderweireld will not be used in one of Spurs’ most important games of the season has got fans talking on Twitter.

Some are concerned that this news could be related to his future at the club.