Chelsea boost as key Tottenham man tipped to MISS Premier League clash at Wembley

“Do you rush him back or do you save him? There’s a few players who won’t play in all three games.

“So I think they might keep him out of this game, they might keep him out.”

But Liverpool legend Phil Thompson, who was working alongside Merson, says it would be better for Tottenham to start Eriksen than bring him on as a substitute.

“I think you get to the point where ‘when do you risk him?’,” Thompson said.

“That’s a decision for the coaching staff and the medical staff.