Hugo Lloris hopes to return for Liverpool clash

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The Reds resume their Premier League campaign on Saturday after the global break, looking to extend their unbeaten start to 2018/19.

Spurs had won their opening three league fixtures before the Watford reverse and Mauricio Pochettino's side are fifth ahead of the visit of early leaders Liverpool. He'll want to put himself in the limelight because of the huge games coming up for Liverpool in the next month and he will want to be a part of it.

Michel Vorm will continue in goal as a result of Lloris' absence-and the French goalkeeper is also under-fire after being sentenced due to a drink-driving incident.

Liverpool have won their first four games this campaign, while Spurs' 100 per cent record was wrecked by a defeat to Watford just before the global break.

'I am very relaxed because we have a lot of games and every player is going to have enough games to play I think, ' Shaqiri said.

The Spurs boss described the Reds, who top the Premier League having won all four games before the worldwide break, as one of Europe's best sides during his pre-match press conference.

"You need to deserve to win and perform in the way that you believe you can beat your opponent". You have spent a few days training in a different way, preparing for games in a different way, and sometimes travelling long distances so it can mean you're off balance when you go back with just two or three days before the Premier League games.

While Kane has scored twice in four league games for Tottenham this season, his displays against Watford and for England against Spain have caused concern that he is suffering from the effects of the World Cup.

"I think it's fair to say that the Premier League is a tough league", Keita told Liverpool FC Magazine.