The riots have got some of the Tottenham players thinking the game should not go ahead. There will be an announcement tomorrow if the game will go ahead. Let's hope it does
Younes Kaboul said: "I was really surprised by what happened in Tottenham. We don't know whether we will be able to play this Saturday, as the riots are spreading across London. They look like they're getting pretty serious.
"If it is too dangerous, it would be preferable to postpone the match for the sake of the fans' safety. That is even though it is annoying for us players, especially as it is the first league game of the season. But you have to put people's safety above everything else."
Van der Vaart said: "I ask myself whether the league matches at the weekend will be able to go ahead. Right now, I can't imagine it.
"I saw the TV pictures from London and the chaos there at present is unbelievable. With things as they are, there is simply no way to organise a big international match safely. My wife Sylvie is over in England but I've not phoned her. Thankfully, everything is okay. It has remained calm where we live."
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