Team News: Michel Vorm poised for Tottenham Hotspur debut

Mauricio Pochettino the Spurs manager directs his players during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
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Debutant Michel Vorm is named in Spurs' starting lineup for the Capital One Cup visit of Nottingham Forest.

Goalkeeper Michel Vorm will make his Tottenham Hotspur debut tonight after being named in the starting lineup for the visit of Nottingham Forest in the League Cup.

The Dutch stopper joined from Swansea City in the close-season and replaces Hugo Lloris between the sticks.

Fellow summer recruits Federico Fazio - making his first start at White Hart Lane - and Benjamin Stambouli are also in the lineup, with Roberto Soldado spearheading the attack.

Meanwhile, Lars Veldwijk and Jamie Paterson partner each other in attack for Forest, while academy product Jorge Grant makes his full debut in midfield.

Tottenham Hotspur: Vorm; Naughton, Fazio, Vertonghen, Davies; Bentaleb, Stambouli; Lennon, Paulinho, Townsend; Soldado

Nottingham Forest: De Vries; Fox, Wilson, Lascelles, Harding; McLaughlin, Vaughan, Grant, Osborn; Paterson, Veldwijk

You can follow Sports Mole's live commentary of the third-round clash here.

Paulinho of Tottenham Hotspur moves away from Jorge Grant of Nottingham Forest during the Capital One Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Nottingham Forest at White Hart Lane on September 24, 2014
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