Heung-min Son has led the line in the last two games, scoring a hat-trick at Burnley before a more subdued display in the win over Sheffield United last weekend, but Richarlison was the game-changer from the bench against the Blades.
The Brazilian scored his first home League goal to equalise before setting up the last-gasp winner for Dejan Kulusevski, however it is not enough for him to start as he once again is named on the bench, with Johnson getting the nod to start at the Emirates Stadium.
It is otherwise as expected from Spurs, who have vowed to take their attacking brand of football into this match.
Ivan Perisic is expected to be sidelined for the rest of the season after suffering an anterior cruciate ligament injury in training, joining Giovani Lo Celso (quad), Rodrigo Bentancur (also ACL), Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring) and Bryan Gil (groin) on the sidelines.
"Apart from Ivan, everyone from last week is in a good space," Postecoglou said. "In terms of the longer term ones, we've still got two or three weeks away Bryan Gil, Lo Celso, Bentancur, those kind of guys. Hopefully over the next few weeks they will slowly get involved in training."
Tottenham XI: Vicario, Porro, Romero, van de Ven, Udogie, Sarr, Bissouma, Kulusevski, Maddison, Son, Johnson
Subs: Skipp, Hojbjerg, Richarlison, Emerson, Dier, Forster, Solomon, Davies, Veliz.
Time and date: 2pm BST, Sunday September 24, 2023
Venue: Emirates Stadium