4-3-3: Tottenham vs Everton Best XIs – old boy starting?

The game of the day on Sunday serves up two sides who perhaps haven’t got the credit that they deserve this season.

Tottenham now sit in second place in the table with a goal difference of plus 32 after a recent run which has proven their credentials as a ruthless side

With Dele Alli and Harry Kane back to their almost telepathic best, the goals are once more flowing and Tottenham have to be a strong favourite to retain their place in a fiercely contested race for top four come May.

Tottenham do however have doubts over three of the four defenders who have created such a brilliant back line this season. Danny Rose is out for a while longer with a knee ligament problem. And, while Jan Vertonghen (ankle) and Toby Alderweireld (groin) are less serious injured, they too are doubts for a tough clash against an in-form Everton.

Everton have also gone under the radar for much for much of this season. But Ronald Koeman has steadied the ship and bought well. Despite some underwhelming performances early in the campaign they are now only four points behind Manchester United, who have by far the most expensively assembled squad in the league.

With excellent January purchases bedding in quickly, Everton are looking to finish the season strongly and may even fancy themselves for a top four push if they can take three points in what should be an entertaining fixture.

Of the Everton first-teamers, only Bolasie and Besic are injured which leaves Koeman with an excellent compliment of players to pick from.

Here is how we think both sides should line up. Everton and Tottenham fans: are these your best available elevens?