Bassong comes back into contention after Michael Dawson's unfortunate injury on England duty.
"It's so unfortunate for Michael," he told the Spurs website. "When I heard about the injury, I text him straight away. I feel so bad for him, but we have to move on and do the job properly.
"We've lots of games coming up, the Champions League is coming and everyone is excited, but we cannot forget the league.
"It's a dream to play in the Champions League but we don't have to dream about it anymore, now we have to go and play in it. I can't wait."