By London correspondent Tony Hughes

Cameron Carter-Vickers is in the Tottenham squad for their Champions League clash against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday night.

The 18-year-old defender made his debut in Spurs’ 5-0 demolition of Gillingham in the League Cup on Wednesday night as he is gradually introduced into the first-team fold.

Spurs defender Ben Davies uploaded an image on to his personal Twitter account on Monday morning that showed Carter-Vickers with Michel Vorm, Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld and Davies himself at the airport as the squad prepared to fly to Moscow.

It is Carter-Vickers’ second taste of Champions League football as the rising star was an unused substitute in the club’s 2-1 defeat to Monaco a fortnight ago.

The teenager, who manager Mauricio Pochettino called a potential great last week ahead of his debut against Gillingham, has been on the bench for six of the team’s eight matches this season, as well as starting last Wednesday.

The England-born defender has leapfrogged Austrian defender Kevin Wimmer in the centre-back pecking order at White Hart Lane.

In other Tottenham news, Jan Vertonghen has described this emerging Spurs star as an “absolute beast”.