The much-maligned star who could help Spurs return to form against Leicester

Leicester's recent switch to a 3-5-2 formation has yet to yield a change in the club's fortunes, but in the 0-0 draw with Hull last weekend, Nigel Pearson's decision to play Jeffrey Schlupp as a wing-back showed signs of promise. A head-to-head battle on that flank between Andros Townsend and Schlupp could be where this match is decided.

Schlupp has been one of the livelier performers for Leicester this season, his power and pace from the left flank a key component in the majority of their counter-attacks. However, against Hull he was asked to perform a more complex defensive role, making four tackles, three dribbles, and having 66 touches of the ball to dominate the left flank.

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