Jose Mourinho has named his first Tottenham team as Spurs travel to West Ham.
Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino in midweek with the Argentine sacked following a poor start to the season.
Spurs sat in 14th place in the Premier League ahead of this weekend having won just three of their first 12 games.
Mourinho has made three changes to the side which drew 1-1 at home to Sheffield United in what proved to be Pochettino’s last game.
Lucas Moura, Harry Winks and Toby Alderweireld have come into the team while Christian Eriksen is among the substitutes.
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And the former Manchester United boss has explained the reason behind his selection.
“I think today is about a bit of everything,” Mourinho said.
“Motivation – I think they always had it. People think when results are bad it’s about motivation but they are professionals and they always try their best.
“Tactics – we have just a few little changes but I have not changed a lot just little things I think will help. Today is important but our future is also very important.
“We are going to try and find some positions and dynamic which we have had chance to work with Kane, Son and Moura. Today is about finding happiness.”
Eriksen has been omitted from Mourinho’s first team selection having been strongly linked with a move away from Tottenham.
The Danish midfielder’s contract expires in June, meaning he will be free to talk to foreign clubs in January.
And Mourinho admits he needs to work out exactly what Eriksen wants given all the speculation.
The manager added: “I need to understand what is in Christians mind or heart and we have to make the right decision for the club.”