Manager Harry Redknapp has insisted that his squad are fully focused on their match against Stoke City, although he has offered those that do not feel mentally right to take part the opportunity to miss out.
Winger Aaron Lennon will play no part at White Hart Lane because of a hamstring injury, while loanee striker Emmanuel Adebayor is suffering with a similar complaint.
Visiting manager Tony Pulis has no injury worries ahead of the trip to North London, although Ricardo Fuller is absent as he continues to serve a suspension for his recent red card against Chelsea.
Hosting Spurs head into the match having lost their last three Premier League fixtures.
Spurs: WDWLLL Stoke: LLLWWL
Spurs: Friedel; Walker, Kaboul, King, Assou-Ekotto; Bale, Parker, Van der Vaart, Modric; Defoe, Saha