Kranjcar in line for Spurs debut

Tottenham midfielder Niko Kranjcar is in the squad for the Barclays Premier League clash against Manchester United following his deadline-day move from Portsmouth.

Ledley King will need a final check on his groin injury, while Luka Modric (fibula), Michael Dawson (Achilles), Jonathan Woodgate (groin) and Gareth Bale (knee) miss out at White Hart Lane.

Jermaine Jenas (calf) and Heurelho Gomes (groin) are back in the squad and Sebastien Bassong is available despite a slight knock picked up while on international duty.

Provisional squad: Gomes, Cudicini, Walker, Hutton, Naughton, Corluka, King, Bassong, Assou-Ekotto, Palacios, Huddlestone, Jenas, Kranjcar, Lennon, Bentley, Giovani, Rose, Pavlyuchenko, Keane, Defoe, Crouch.

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