Aaron Lennon’s return in the nick of time

Gareth Bale may well be the marquee man at Spurs this season, but while the Welshman’s fitness will be imperative to the Lilywhites’ hopes of qualifying for the Champions League this term, the same can most definitely be applied to Aaron Lennon, too.

He may not offer goals, but the balance, pace and penetration that he offers to Andre Villas-Boas’ side simply cannot be underestimated and when the England man has been missing this term – especially so during his intermittent presence in the team during the last four weeks – Spurs have looked anemic.

With the former Leeds man now looking to have regained full fitness and in contention to start against Southampton this weekend, Spurs will have regained one of their most potent tools in the race for a top four finish.

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